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  1. Barrow's goldeneye, Bucephala islandicanoun

    North American goldeneye diving duck


  1. Barrow's goldeneye

    Barrow's goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) is a medium-sized sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. This bird was named after Sir John Barrow. The genus name is derived from Ancient Greek boukephalos, "bullheaded", from bous, "bull " and kephale, "head", a reference to the bulbous head shape of the bufflehead. The species name islandica means Iceland.


  1. barrow's goldeneye

    The Barrow's Goldeneye is a medium-sized species of sea duck, scientifically known as Bucephala islandica. It is typically characterized by its rounded head, dark back, and yellow eyes. The male of the species is distinguished by a white crescent shape between the eye and the bill and black and white plumage, whereas the female is predominantly brown. The species is named after Sir John Barrow and is predominantly found in the northern regions of North America, with its preferred habitats being lakes and wooded ponds.


  1. Barrow's Goldeneye

    Barrow's Goldeneye is a medium-sized sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. This bird was named after Sir John Barrow. 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. In Icelandic the bird is known as húsönd; it is a common species of the Lake Mývatn in the north of the country. They are migratory and most winter in protected coastal waters or open inland waters. For winter, it migrates to the coast. It is an extremely rare vagrant to western Europe and to southern North America. These diving birds forage underwater. They eat aquatic insects, crustaceans and pond vegetation. They nest in cavities in trees, also in burrows or protected sites on the ground. Goldeneyes tends not to share habitat with the much more numerous Common Goldeneye. ⁕ Rideau River, Ottawa ⁕ male ⁕ male ⁕ female

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barrow's goldeneye in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barrow's goldeneye in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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