These two on a slab of rock are looking out to the lake seemingly wondering what lies ahead as they begin their Fall migration. They are beautiful creatures with their red heads, looking not unlike teenagers sporting new and different hairstyles with their straight up unmanageable tufts of feathers.
In this scene one can almost feel the slight breeze moving their feathers and the roll of the waters behind them. A large diving duck with a long thin bill, the Common Merganser is found along large lakes and rivers across the northern hemisphere. The long bill has toothy projections along its edges that help the duck hold onto its slippery fish prey.