Goosander vs Merganser - What's the difference?
Goosander is a synonym of merganser.
As nouns the difference between goosander and merganser
is that goosander
is a merganser, mergus merganser
, of the northern hemisphere they eat fish and are common on lakes and rivers while merganser
is any of various diving ducks of the genera mergus'' or ''lophodytes
, which feed on fish and have a sharply serrated bill.
A merganser, Mergus merganser , of the northern hemisphere. They eat fish and are common on lakes and rivers.
* (North American) common merganser, Mergus merganser
Any of various diving ducks of the genera Mergus'' or ''Lophodytes , which feed on fish and have a sharply serrated bill.
* (Eurasian) goosander, Mergus merganser
* †Auckland merganser (also Auckland Islands merganser), (extinct)
* Brazilian merganser, ''Mergus octosetaceus'
* common merganser, Mergus merganser
* hooded merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus
* red-breasted merganser, Mergus serrator
* scaly-sided merganser, Mergus squamatus
* typical merganser, Mergus
* smew, Mergellus albellus'' (also sometimes ''Mergus albellus )
* , Mergellus albellus