Bucephala clangula

Goldeneye - A winter visiting diving duck. The males are easily recognised by the white cheek patch below the eyes. Photographs taken in Staffordshire UK. Video clip from Co. Sligo.

▼ Video Clip

The males are comical to watch doing there courting rituals. They flick back their heads while calling. This can be seen a few times in this short clip. Taken at Deepwater Quay Sligo Harbour.

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