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Bucephala albeola   (Linnaeus, 1758)

bufflehead

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Anseriformes | Anatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 39.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94965); max. published weight: 403.50 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others; freshwater; brackish

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and Northeast Pacific: Winters along Pacific coast from Aleutian Islands to Mexico, across S USA along Gulf coast, N to New England, Greater Antilles.

Short description

Culmen: 2.7 cm; tarsus: 3.125 cm; wing: 16.5 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Surface diving; dabbling; coastal. Winters along Pacific coast from Aleutian Islands to Mexico, across South of USA along Gulf coast, North to New England, Greater Antilles (Ref. 356). Feeds on small snails, insects and animal larvae in freshwater habitats, and clams, snails, amphipods and worms in marine ecosystems (Ref. 94965).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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