Bucephala islandica


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Noun1.Bucephala islandica - North American goldeneye diving duckBucephala islandica - North American goldeneye diving duck
Bucephela clangula, goldeneye, whistler - large-headed swift-flying diving duck of Arctic regions
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In addition, wintering site fidelity has been reported for many of the sea ducks (Anderson et al., 1992); for example, Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) males show similar levels of breeding site and winter site fidelity, which may facilitate reunion of pairs (Savard, 1985).
Dive durations of scaly- sided mergansers (23.6 s) were similar to values reported for Harlequin ducks Histrionicus histrionicus (22.7 s, Goudie, 1999), Barrow's goldeneye Bucephala islandica (17.5-24.3 s, Bourget et al., 2007), and common goldeneye Bucephala clangula (19.7-23.9 s, Bourget et al.,
Role of food in territoriality and egg production of Buffleheads (Bucephala albeola) and Barrow's Goldeneyes (Bucephala islandica).