bufflehead, bear lake
Red Eagle Lake Trail, Glacier NP, June 27, 2014
Bufflehead, first winter male
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. 25 Nov 2011.
Note the water drops on head.
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.