Some male Hooded Mergansers (Lophodytes cucullatus) showcasing their ‘impressive’ mating displays.
Guys. Guys. It’s not working. Just … just stop, go home.
We’ve often got plenty of these hooded fellas hanging around Twin Lakes, but we also get the punk rock Red-breasted variety on the scene. Not sure if their pickup artist goofcapades are as, er, forward. —MN