Common Goldeneye

(Bucephala clangula)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SNRB, SNRM - Unranked Breeding and Migrant

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common migrant and breeder

Habitat

Breeding: Marshes, ponds, lakes, rivers

Migration: Open water of lakes, large ponds, and rivers

Size

16 to 20 in length

26 wingspan


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Migration

Late February to late May and early October to mid-December


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Taxonomy

Order:

Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans, and relatives)

 

Family:

Anatidae (ducks, geese, and swans)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula
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Uploaded on Jan 31, 2010

These Common Goldeneye ducks are wintering in Lake Ontario. Around late March to early April they will begin returning to their northern Breeding grounds across Canada and Alaska. Common Goldeneye's can also be found in northern Europe and Asia.

 
     
  Knipor (Bucephala clangula) Goldeneye
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Uploaded on Apr 28, 2011

Knipor i Vallentunasjön i april 2011

 
     
  KNIPA Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) Klipp - 316
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Uploaded on Apr 6, 2011

Knipa. Fläcksjön i Västmanland Mars 2011, Common Goldeneye in Sweden, AROS FILM Fotograf: Gunnar Fernqvist.

 
     
  Common Goldeneye Courting
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Uploaded on Feb 23, 2011

Two pairs of Common Goldeneye on Shoreline Lake, Mountain View, CA, Feb. 23, 2011, exhibiting courting behavior. Listen carefully (ignoring the wind noise) throughout to hear the various sounds accompanying the behavior, although it's particularly pronounced in the first 15 seconds and at 1:25.

 
     
  ホオジロガモ Common Goldeneye
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Published on Jan 7, 2014

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