Hooded Mergansers, especially males with their fan-shaped crest, look dashing in the waters of the refuge. A few days ago, one of them was swimming by himself among several ducks.
He kept diving for food, small fish, crustaceans, mollusks, although I did not see him with any in his bill.
It happened to be windy that day, and when he came up strong wind gusts played freely with his crest.
Finally, the wind subsided a little, and he regained his normal looks.