Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula - Garrot à oeil d'or

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bucephala

  • Species
    :

    clangula

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 63 à 75 cm.
  • Weight
    : 500 à 800 g
Longevity

17 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Bucephala clangula clangula (n Eurasia)
  • Bucephala clangula americana (n North America)

Foreign names

  • Garrot à oeil d'or,
  • Porrón Osculado,
  • Olho-dourado,
  • Schellente,
  • Kerceréce,
  • Brilduiker,
  • Quattrocchi comune,
  • Knipa,
  • Kvinand,
  • hlaholka severská,
  • hohol severní,
  • Hvinand,
  • telkkä,
  • morell d'ulls grocs,
  • Hvinönd,
  • gągoł,
  • gaigala, nira,
  • zvonec,
  • Гоголь,
  • ホオジロガモ,
  • 鹊鸭,
  • 普通鵲鴨,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged), Estuaries

Geographic range

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