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

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Recent observations

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

ericisley

Date

December 20, 2009 10:20 AM CST

Description

December 20 2009

75% of original

Found a pretty large group of buffleheads yesterday, had to put on the 1.4tc so the images are not as sharp but this is the closest I have been to this species and had good light at the same time

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 27, 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Description

Very far away!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

dpom

Date

October 27, 2014 11:11 AM PDT

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

February 12, 2013 04:13 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

February 9, 2012 04:18 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

January 26, 2012 04:26 PM PST

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

sara4

Date

October 3, 2014

Place

wwt london (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

sara4

Date

October 3, 2014

Place

wwt london (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Date

January 23, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

thewayfarer21

Date

February 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

john8

Date

February 24, 2012 05:07 PM PST

Description

Not the best photo, but Northern Pintails and Buffleheads identifiable.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

cspnl

Date

November 24, 2010 01:02 PM 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.