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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Black-tailed Godwit. And the Southern Pochard by Callum on our Guest Photos.

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Monday, 21 January 2008

The Barrow's Goldeneye is a medium-sized diving duck. They have a yellow eye, a steeply sloped forehead with flatter crown and peak at forward part of crown. They have a small, stubby bill.
The bill of the female Common Goldeneye is larger and mostly black with a yellow tip, while the Barrow's bill is smaller and mostly yellow. Male Barrow's Goldeneyes have iridescent purple heads that look black when not in the sun, and prominent, crescent-shaped white spots on each side of the head at the base of the bill.

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