Barrow's Goldeneye - Bucephala islandica

Length 1.4-1.6 ft (43.2-48.3 cm)
Wingspan 2.3 ft (71.1 cm)
Weight 2.1 lb (952.5 g)
Clutch Size 8-11
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Barrow's Goldeneye is found mostly on the west coast of Canada, Alaska, and continental U.S. The Barrow's Goldeneye is very similar looking to the Common Goldeneye. The males are easier to distinguish during breeding season because of the white crescent shape below the eye. Common Goldeneyes have more a circular white marking. Barrow's Goldeneyes are diving ducks. They eat aquatic insects, mollusks, crustaceans, fish, and occasionally fish eggs.

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