Barrow's goldeneye


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Noun1.Barrow's goldeneye - North American goldeneye diving duckBarrow's goldeneye - North American goldeneye diving duck
Bucephela clangula, goldeneye, whistler - large-headed swift-flying diving duck of Arctic regions
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# SEA DUCKS 37.7 78.2[+ or -]13 603 Barrow's Goldeneye 0.4 5[+ or -]0 5 Black Scoter 0 0 0 Bufflehead 5.3 9.8[+ or -]3 21 Common Eider 1.3 2[+ or -]0 2 Common Goldeneye 2.6 12.3[+ or -]6 25 Eurasian Wigeon 0 0 0 Harlequin Duck 46.7 137.5 [+ or -]35 349 King Eider 17.6 17.0[+ or -]6 68 Long-tailed Duck 23.3 124.9[+ or -]49 603 Steller's Eider 0.9 5.0 [+ or -]1 6 White-winged Scoter 1.8 60.7[+ or -]45 180 Gulls 24.1 112.4[+ or -]28 475 Large-bodied gull (4) 100 112.4[+ or -]28 475 2008-2009 2009-2010 Date (3) Max.
With much open water, waterfowl were plentiful: greater white-fronted goose, 1; pink-footed goose, 1 (new species for the count); snow goose, 1; Canada goose, 2,440; mute swan, 14; wood duck CW (seen during count week but not on count day); gadwall cw; American wigeon, 1; American black duck, 55; mallard, 786; northern pintail, 1; green-winged teal, 9; ring-necked duck, 28; greater scaup, 58; lesser scaup, 12 (new high); white-winged scoter, 1; bufflehead, 10; common goldeneye, 106; Barrow's goldeneye, 1; hooded merganser, 355 (new high); common merganser, 96; American coot, 2; wild turkey, 226 (new high); common loon, 9; horned grebe, 4.
There were also three species firsts for WWT Washington's conservation breeding programme; buffleheads, Barrow's goldeneye and Northern shoveler.
A flock of Barrow's Goldeneye regularly winters just below Foster Dam, sometimes with Common Goldeneye.
Eight live birds that the owner identified as having displayed neurologic signs were captured for sample collection (1 Siberian red-breasted goose, 1 Barrow's goldeneye, 1 blue-winged teal, 2 Eurasian widgeons, 2 Ross geese, and 1 wood duck).
The reason for the unscheduled day trip was the arrival of a stunning drake Barrow's goldeneye on the Ythan estuary, about 15 miles north of the granite city.
During the fall migration and into the winter, San Francisco Bay hosts good populations of common goldeneye, bufflehead, greater and lesser scaup, canvasback, surf scoter and sparse numbers of Barrow's goldeneye. When 1 hunted with Paul in early January, we targeted goldeneye and bufflehead because they were the most abundant species in the area.
Best bets: Look for common goldeneye, Barrow's goldeneye and hooded mergansers in the high lakes of the Cascades.
But, it was a Barrow's goldeneye, which I found out, too late, is extremely rare." &