Barrow's Goldeneye
Bucephala islandica

f6.3 @ 1/400s, ISO:1250, Nikon D300 w 500mm


"Barrow's Goldeneye," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) is a medium-sized sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. Adults are similar in appearance to the Common Goldeneye. Adult males have a dark head with a purplish gloss and a white crescent at the front of the face. Adult females have a yellow bill. Their breeding habitat is wooded lakes and ponds primarily in northwestern North America but also in scattered locations in eastern Canada and Iceland.
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
 
06/30/2012