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  • Portuguese
    • Olho-dourado-de-touca
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    • Bucephala albeola
  • English
    • Bufflehead
    • robin dipper
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    • Pato monja
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    • petit garrot
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    • BUFF

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

P1510855

What

bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

muir

Date

July 6, 2014 05:12 PM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

P1510640

What

bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

muir

Date

July 5, 2014 03:15 PM AKDT

Description

In foreground.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

jnstuart

Date

November 25, 2011

Description

Bufflehead, first winter male

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. 25 Nov 2011.

Note the water drops on head.

Photos / Sounds

What

bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

bennet

Date

March 8, 2009

Tags

Photos / Sounds

8301168361_83012a0d46_s

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

natureali

Date

December 18, 2012 08:18 AM PST

Description

Buena Vista Christmas Bird Count
Kern County, California
18 December 2012

Photos / Sounds

14462556250_be8d81e82c_s

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

gpstewart

Date

December 31, 2011 04:49 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

finatic

Date

June 28, 2014 08:01 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

14431387872_49ab2b2e55_s

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 14, 2014 07:10 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

14249752140_89e2f28502_s

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

finatic

Date

June 14, 2014 07:06 AM PDT

Place

Young Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

bdandrews

Date

May 24, 2014

Description

Adult and juvenile in snowpond west of Silver Lake.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

acramos92

Date

April 21, 2014

Description

Bucephala albeola. Waterfowl family. 14" in size, these ducks are divers. That means they go completely underwater when foraging for food. They're smaller than the familiar Mallards and distinctly different in coloring. The male has a black back, white underside, and white back half of the head.The female is brown apart from a large white spot behind her eye. They have relatively short bills. Unlike the Mallard, this species is migratory. They leave the area in April so if you want to catch a sighting be sure to stop by before then.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

parobbert

Date

January 7, 2013
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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.