Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Scientific name definitions

Bruce D. Dugger, Katie M. Dugger, and Leigh H. Fredrickson
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated January 14, 2009

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Hooded Merganser. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Hooded Merganser.

Breeding (spring/summer), nonbreeding (winter), and year-round ranges of the Hooded Merganser. This is the only merganser that breeds exclusively in North America.

Recommended Citation

Dugger, B. D., K. M. Dugger, and L. H. Fredrickson (2020). Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.hoomer.01