Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

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

Guide Colors

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

katedoughty

Date

May 27, 2015

Description

First bufflehead I've seen at Yesler! OR at all! AH!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

marvelliott

Date

April 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

adriana_pictures

Date

May 18, 2015 09:13 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

adriana_pictures

Date

May 18, 2015

Description

These were the only ones I saw in the area or ever saw in Alberta though not uncommon. Spends summers on coasts, winters in the Arctic.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

pieceofmind

Date

December 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

eeoc24

Date

March 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

kiloueka

Date

January 30, 2015 03:12 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Date

January 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

marvelliott

Date

April 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

calloftheloon

Date

April 12, 2015 12:58 PM EDT

Description

Several in flocks seen canoeing Bear River

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

deananson

Date

April 25, 2015 05:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

Observer

rbbrummitt

Date

April 24, 2015 04:00 PM MDT
View all observations

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.

Logo eee 15px

Conservation Summary

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