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    • Bucephala albeola
  • English
    • Bufflehead
    • robin dipper
  • Spanish
    • Pato monja
  • French
    • petit garrot
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BUFF
  • Portuguese
    • Olho-dourado-de-touca

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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lonnyholmes

Date

February 25, 2015 09:10 AM PST

Description

Bufflehead, female

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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lonnyholmes

Date

February 25, 2015 09:22 AM PST

Description

Bufflehead, male, flying

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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jmaughn

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February 24, 2015

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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rosannalippe

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February 24, 2015 11:30 AM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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wendy5

Date

February 23, 2015

Description

This group of Buffleheads included two males and six females and/or juveniles. It's amazing that they nest in woodpecker holes when they go north to breed in summer!

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bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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sambiology

Date

February 18, 2015

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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kueda

Date

February 22, 2015 07:57 AM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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leslie_flint

Date

February 22, 2015

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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karenk

Date

February 22, 2015 09:30 AM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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rileypollom

Date

February 22, 2015 08:12 AM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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hummer56

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

He was gorgeous! Help, does anyone know his name?

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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tiwane

Date

February 20, 2015 11:46 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) is a small American sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 as Anas albeola.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.