Bucephala clangula

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First Winter Common Goldeneye Drake Mid-dive In Northern Utah

2018-12-12T05:53:44+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Common Goldeneyes, Salt Lake County, Swans, Ducks and Geese, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I like this image because I was able to capture the eye of this diving first winter drake Common Goldeneye just as it is about to go below the surface of the pond but I also like what is going on with the water in this frame too.

Drake Common Goldeneyes In A Brief Territorial Dispute

2018-11-26T05:56:18+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Common Goldeneyes, Salt Lake County, Swans, Ducks and Geese, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The drake Common Goldeneyes didn't have any physical contact that I could see because that often happens under the water but the drake in the back seemed intent on making the one in the front leave the area.