Male Adult Common Goldeneye

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Colouring Black marks on white body, black head, yellow eye
Voice Male frequent nasal, female grating
Feeds on Molluscs and crustaceans
Flight Quick and strong
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Male Adult Common Goldeneye
Male Adult Common Goldeneye
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Page Last Updated 5/3/2018 8:08:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Bucephala clangula
Category Wildfowl
StdName Common Goldeneye
Vital Statistics
Length 42 to 50 cms
Weight 600 to 1200 gms
Wingspan 65 to 80 cms
Lifespan 1 to 8 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Common Goldeneye (Species=Bucephala clangula / Standard Name=Common Goldeneye)