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Common Goldeneye (Female) Alternate name
Bucephala clangula Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
40-48 cm     (62-77cm Wingspan) Length
Lakes and rivers winters in coastal waters or inland on open waters. Habitat
8 -11 eggs, incubated by female for 30 days Clutch  
Molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic insects. Food   Diet
Mothers sometimes kill other young Goldeneye.      Habits
491 World Number

Least concern    


 view photos Photo March 12, 2006 by Rick Leche all rights reserved

Video by manolodorecho all rights reserved

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Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

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Embedded file Common Goldeneye Alarmcall (Bucephala clangula)
Patrik ?erg XC27176   02-05-2007, Sweden

Common Goldeneye Call and wing sound
(Bucephala clangula)
Patrik ?erg XC27174
30-03-2008, Sweden

 Common Goldeneye wing noise in flight
(Bucephala clangula)
Niels Krabbe XC25730
31-01-1983, Sweden

Common Goldeneye Call and wing sound
(Bucephala clangula)
Patrik ?erg XC27175
16-03-2008, Sweden [

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