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Barrow’s Goldeneye

Bucephala islandica

The Barrow’s Goldeneye’s range throughout the year is much more limited than is the Common Goldeneye. The main area occupied is in the northwest USA, though British Colombia, the Yukon and Central Alaska in Summer and the adjacent coast in winter. There is also a much smaller range near Ungava Canada that winters along the coasts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Like its cousin, this bird usually nests in tree cavities in mature forests.

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