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Bucephala islandica   (Gmelin, 1789)

Barrow's goldeneye

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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. published weight: 910.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others; freshwater

Climate / Range

Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northern Atlantic and Eastern Pacific: Southern Alaska to California. Subtropical to Polar.

Short description

Culmen: 3.185 cm; tarsus: 4.05 cm; wing: 22.75 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Coastal. Exhibits surface diving and dabbling behavior (Ref. 356). Inhabits the littoral zone. Winters in estuaries. Breeds inland in boreal forests. Undergoes molting migration. Molting birds are found in coastal saltwaters, estuaries, rich shallow freshwater lakes (in the Yukon), in brackish waters of fjords and rich shallow coastal lakes surrounded by open water (in Denmark), rocky foreshores (in Ungava Bay). Population threats include oil spills and toxic chemical contamination, logging, fish introductions in breeding lakes, and hunting (Ref. 95145).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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