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  • Scientific Names
    • Bucephala albeola
  • English
    • Bufflehead
    • robin dipper
  • Spanish
    • Pato monja
  • French
    • petit garrot
  • Russian
    • Малый гоголь
    • Гоголь-головастик
    • Головастик
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BUFF
  • Portuguese
    • Olho-dourado-de-touca
  • German
    • Büffelkopfente

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Recent observations

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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anudibranchmom

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February 10, 2016 08:59 AM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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billwho

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February 10, 2016 09:40 AM PST

Description

Bufflehead - male with females

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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carrieseltzer

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February 4, 2016 11:21 AM EST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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royaltyler

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February 8, 2016 01:31 PM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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johngcramer

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February 9, 2016

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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austinesparza

Date

February 9, 2016 02:49 PM PST

Description

A bird with white on the back of his head and underbelly. It's hunting for either fish or plants at the bottom of the wetland. It dives under for about 10-15 sec at a time, comes back up for only about 5 seconds, then repeats. It was doing this the whole time I was observing it (about 15 min). Note that it is low tide (-1ft).

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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royaltyler

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February 7, 2016 11:06 AM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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bobmcd

Date

February 7, 2016

Place

Tofino, BC (Google, OSM)

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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nanorca13

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February 8, 2016 03:10 PM PST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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taogirl

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

the ponds are so full now that many of the divisions between them are under water and the birds take flight as soon as they realize you are looking at them

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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sarahcarline

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February 7, 2016

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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dpom

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February 8, 2016 10:57 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.
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