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Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Description:

Iridescent green head, large round white spot on cheeks, extensive white shoulder feathers.

Habitat:

Wetlands, lakes, and rivers.

Notes:

The Goldeneye is a relatively rare find at the Ridgefield NWR in southwestern Washington state. Pictured is a juvenile male.

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1 Comment

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Superb.

Dennis Davenport
Spotted by
Dennis Davenport

Washington, USA

Spotted on Feb 18, 2010
Submitted on Sep 25, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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