Buffle Head Duck (Bucephala albeola) is a small American sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. This species was first described by Linnaeus in his Systema naturae in 1758 as Anas albeola (Source: wiki)
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
|Anas albeola Linnaeus, 1758
Description: these Buffle Head ducks are small black and white diving ducks with small gray bills. They have a white patch on the side of their round heads and have white patches on their wings that are visible during flight. Buffleheads have dark brown eyes.
Male and female bufflehead Duck s look very distinct with males having dark heads with a white cap behind its eyes, a black back, and white sides. Females look darker and duller by comparison with brown heads and bodies and with a smaller white patch behind their eyes. Bufflehead males also change their plumage depending on the season (whether breeding or not).
Weight and Length: They only weigh an average of 272-635 g (9.6-22.42 ounces) and are about 32-40 cm (13-16 in) in length.
bufflehead Duck Call:
Male buffle head Duck Flying
bufflehead Duck Hen
bufflehead Duck Pair