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Male Smew (Mergellus albellus) by DickDaniels, wikipedia: This small and striking looking duck is an expert diver and fisher armed with an elegant but deadly bill with a hooked tip and serrated edges which make quick work of fish, small amphibians and insects and will even comb the bottom for prey hidden in the mud when none is available in open water. #Duck #Smew

Female Smew female- Mergellus albellus. Photo by Dick Daniels.

The Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus Ruber ) by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen: The national bird of Trinidad is the only shorebird with red coloration in the world. Its graceful, long, thin bill is used to probe for food in soft mud or under plants. It eats insects and shrimp which are the source of a carotenoid which is a key component of the bird's brilliant red coloration. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_Ibis #Birds #Scarlet_Ibis

The Smew (Mergellus albellus) is a species of duck, and is the only member of…

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