F/9.0, 1/320, ISO 320.
Red breasted Merganser
What did E.T.’s mother say to him when he got home?
Where on Earth have you been?
Interesting Fact: The female creates a depression on the ground that she covers with dead grasses, forming a shallow bowl. She plucks down feathers from her breast to help insulate the nest. ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-breasted_Merganser/lifehistory )