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Bufflehead Duck

Bucephala albeola

Description:

Bufflehead are very small, compact ducks with large, rounded heads and short, wide bills. Adult male Bufflehead have a white body, black back, and a dark head with a large white patch that wraps around the back of the head. Females and first-year males are gray-brown overall with an oval, white cheek patch. In flight adult males have a large white patch on the upperwing; females and first-year males have a smaller white wing patch.

Habitat:

Large urban pond with other ducks

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ronfellows2020
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ronfellows2020

Plano, Texas, USA

Spotted on Nov 15, 2013
Submitted on Feb 10, 2014

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