The male Hooded Merganser had a handsome crest that it displayed with great panache. However, nature in the form of a wind gust can create a little bit of a problem for it, as shown in the following series of shots.

Male Hooded Merganser preening.

Male Hooded Merganser.

Male Hooded Merganser. Wind gust started.

Male Hooded Merganser. Hood flattened down by wind.

Male Hooded Merganser after wind gust.

Male Hooded Merganser, as regal as before.