Bufflehead

Bucephala albeola - Garrot albéole

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bucephala

  • Species
    :

    albeola

Descriptor

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 55 cm.
  • Weight
    : 340 à 450 g
Longevity

14 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Garrot albéole,
  • Porrón Albeola,
  • Olho-dourado-de-touca,
  • Büffelkopfente,
  • fehérfejű kerceréce,
  • Гоголь-головастик,
  • 白枕鹊鸭,
  • Buffelkopeend,
  • Quattrocchi minore,
  • Buffelhuvud,
  • Bøffeland,
  • gągołek,
  • hlaholka malá,
  • hohol bělavý,
  • Bøffeland,
  • pikkutelkkä,
  • ,
  • ヒメハジロ,

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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