Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)

Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)

Observation - Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula). Description: A pair of small dark coloured ducks were seen in harbour/bay in Poole. Smaller than the nearby Wigeon. Both constantly diving for food similar to grebes. Also seen displaying to each other by taking it in turn to lift beak skywards. One appeared to have a

A pair of small dark coloured ducks were seen in harbour/bay in Poole. Smaller than the nearby Wigeon. Both constantly diving for food similar to grebes. Also seen displaying to each other by taking it in turn to lift beak skywards. One appeared to have a light patch on throat/breast area. Although seen at some distance the eyes seemed bronze-yellow in colour.