Port Orchard photographer Carrie Griffis captures a common merganser duck, or goosander, making a splash landing Jan. 11. (Carrie Griffis photo)

Port Orchard photographer Carrie Griffis captures a common merganser duck, or goosander, making a splash landing Jan. 11. (Carrie Griffis photo)

Splashdown!

Photographer Carrie Griffis captures a common merganser duck, or goosander, making a splash landing.

Photographer Carrie Griffis captures a common merganser duck, or goosander, making a splash landing.

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