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Bucephala clangula   (Linnaeus, 1758)

common goldeneye

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae
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Main reference
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
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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
Northeast Pacific and Western Atlantic: Winters from Aleutian Islands to Gulf of St Lawrence, to Californian Gulf, Mexican Gulf, Georgia south to Florida.
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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




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Mass conversion

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Unknown