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small North American diving duck

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The morning continued at a rapid pace and before long we had an assortment of goldeneyes and buffleheads in the boat.
Some species, such as Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola), Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula), Lesser Scaup (Athya affinis), and Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) have diets that are almost exclusively macroinvertebrates throughout their entire lives (Hoppe and others 1986; Bendell and McNicol 1995; Thompson and Ankney 2002), while others like American Widgeon (Anas americana) consume mostly vegetation during adulthood (Wishart 1983; Knapton and Pauls 1994).
Over the course of the season, we'll typically take ring-necks, buffleheads, redheads, canvasbacks, greater and lesser scaup, mergansers, goldeneyes and a smattering of puddle ducks.
I have six pairs of ducks at present - they are Hooded Mergansers, Smews, Buffleheads and Teals.
Philopatry, nest-site fidelity, and reproductive performance in buffleheads.
The number of Buffleheads that have reached Britain does not extend into double figures so its appearance was quite an event.
So do the green-winged teals, the mallards, and the buffleheads.
Still, we chipped away, collecting a surf scoter, an unexpected green-winged teal and a pair of buffleheads in addition to the occasional redhead.
Where it enters the lake, a gunner can lean against the bleached skeletons of dead trees to ambush goldeneyes, redheads, canvasbacks, buffleheads and scaup.
When Lake Erie freezes to its maximum extent, impressive flocks of common goldeneyes, common mergansers, buffleheads and diving ducks such as canvasback and greater and lesser scaup can be found here in the open water.
In Massachusetts, that means hunting mergansers, long-tailed ducks, buffleheads, black, surf, and white-winged scoters - or eiders.
The millponds are good places to see cormorants jutting their beaks in the air, ring-necked ducks, buffleheads, mallards and even bald eagles, which will eat the ducks as readily as they will fish, Ferland said.
Still, there's just something about the divers--brutish, bull-chested and strong of wing, canvasbacks and redheads, bluebills, buffleheads and goldeneyes challenge and frustrate even the most jaded of water-fowlers.
Cattail-thronged marshes here host canvasbacks, redheads, and swans, along with buffleheads, common golden-eyes, teals, and even some bald and golden eagles.
There Were a few pass shots at teal and buffleheads, but then something curious happened: a single Ross glided in towards the spinner.