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Bucephala clangula   (Linnaeus, 1758)

common goldeneye

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 49.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94965); max. published weight: 900.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others; freshwater

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific and Western Atlantic: Winters from Aleutian Islands to Gulf of St Lawrence, to Californian Gulf, Mexican Gulf, Georgia south to Florida.

Short description

Culmen: 3.135 cm; tarsus: 8.105 cm; wing: 21.15 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Coastal (Ref. 356). Breeds in freshwater and along coasts (in Sweden and in the Gulf of Bothnia); nests in hollow trees or artificial nest-boxes. Martens (Martes martes) and jays (Garrulus glandarius) known to feed on its eggs. Ducklings preferentially feed in lakes. Main diet include Corixidae, Notonecta, Ephemerida larvae (mainly Leptophlebia vespertina), Dytiscidae adults (mainly Hyphydrus ovatus) and larvae (mainly Acilius and Dytiscus), and Chaoborus larvae (Ref. 95144). Displays dabbling behavior (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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