Common Goldeneye

(Bucephala clangula)

Status: Winter Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a fiairly common migrant and winter resident on lakes throughout the lab. It often spends the night in large numbers on Main Ring Lake.

Photographer: Dave Spleha.
This is a female.

Photographer: Dan Johnson.
This is a male.