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Bufflehead (female)

Bucephala albeola

Description:

The female bufflehead has a gray back and black head that has a white spot behind the eye.

Habitat:

They breed in wooded lakes and ponds in northern North America, then migrate south and winter on lakes or in the oceans around North America.


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3 Comments

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 6 years ago

So Sweet!

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Thanks Jacob :) Buffleheads are my favorite duck, followed closely by mergansers!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

How cute, Ashley!

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Amarillo, Texas, USA

Lat: 35.21, Long: -101.83

Spotted on Jan 19, 2013
Submitted on Jan 20, 2013

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