Common goldeneye

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The Common goldeneye – Bucephala clangula is a mid-sized diving sea duck of Type – waterbird, Family Anatidae and Order Anseriformes. It is a worldwide summer breeder to to the Taiga forest regions of the northern hemisphere, and migrates S to winter in more temperate regions and coasts. In the AWB Region there are a number of small isolated wintering areas in Turkey, Syria, the S Caucasus and the S coastal strip of the Caspian Sea.

Type - waterbird - diving sea duck, nests in tree cavities, 
Summer Habitat - near lakes and rivers of taiga boreal forest areas, 
Winter Habitat - open inland wetlands, sheltered coastal areas, 

Order:	Anseriformes
Family:	Anatidae
Genus:	Bucephala

Species - Bucephala clangula
Common goldeneye - Species - ebird.org
Common goldeneye - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Common goldeneye - Species - animaldiversity.org
Common goldeneye - Species - borealbirds.org
Common goldeneye - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Common goldeneye - Images - google.com
Common goldeneye - Video - youtube.com
Common goldeneye - Datazone - birdlife.org

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