Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Common Goldeneye Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Bucephala clangula
Family : Anatidae
Order : Anseriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Goldeneye Duck, Goldeneye
Habitat : Lakes, rivers, lagoons, bays and harbours.
Description : The Common Goldeneye is a medium-sized diving duck (adult bird length approximately 46 cm, weight 860 g, wing 21 cm, bill 3 cm, tarsus 3.6 cm, tail 8.5 cm). In the breeding season, the male looks pied from above and white from below except for its black tail. Its bill is black, its irises are golden-yellow. The female lays 6-15 glossy greenish eggs,
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Alan Dalton(www.xeno-canto.org/Alan Dalton), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.