Barrow's goldeneye


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  • noun

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North American goldeneye diving duck

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We used head shape and color, bill shape, and wing pattern to separate Common and Barrow's goldeneye females (Tobish 1986).
Successful Barrow's Goldeneye clutches were smaller (6.
This study is the first to examine use of nest boxes by Barrow's Goldeneye in eastern North America.
The decrease in 2003 and especially 2004 may be due to the suspected over winter mortality of several successfully reproducing adult Barrow's Goldeneye females (Robert et al.
Mink (Mustela vison) were also numerous in the study area but it is unknown whether they can prey on birds or eggs in nest boxes; however we documented predation on Barrow's Goldeneye females and ducklings on two occasions in July 2002.
Results of the ANCOVA indicated that the nutrients of Bufflehead and Barrow's Goldeneye eggs are partitioned in different ways; the slopes of the regression lines for each nutrient differed (all P < 0.
The percentages of wet yolk in Bufflehead (42%) and Barrow's Goldeneye eggs (40%) were similar to those reported by Lack (1967) for other waterfowl, such as Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula; 44%) and Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata; 40%), but were greater than those reported for Greater Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens atlanticus; 36%) and Mute Swan (Cygnus olor; 34%).
Bufflehead and Barrow's Goldeneye hatchlings were not measured or monitored in this study, therefore it is not known whether large eggs of these species do indeed produce larger ducklings.
Overall, larger eggs in both species contained more nutrients, although nutrient content of Barrow's Goldeneye eggs was more highly correlated with egg mass than it was in Bufflehead eggs (Table 2).
Duckling mortality in Barrow's Goldeneye and Bufflehead broods.
Barrow's Goldeneye occurrence was clearly associated with altitude, as the species was absent below 490 m.
This study is the first to explore habitat relationships for Barrow's Goldeneye breeding in eastern North America.
173 could be predicted to be occupied by Barrow's Goldeneye.
Michel Melancon kindly produced Figure 1 and calculated the number of lakes distributed within the Barrow's Goldeneye core breeding area.
Distribution and movements of Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica young in relation to food.