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  • n. Plural form of goldeneye.


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  • Sometimes he pulls both triggers at the same time just to cream goldeneyes and canvasbacks, but I don't think I could handle it.

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  • About five ducks—too fast to identify, probably goldeneyes—were in the creek as I neared the bridge.

    Bird Cloud

  • Chickadees, grey-crowned rosy-finches, ravens, bald eagles, goldeneyes and a few red-winged blackbirds, a pair of blue-winged teal and a solitary rough-legged hawk were livening up the wind.

    Bird Cloud

  • A flock of goldeneyes, diving underwater to forage, dominated a section of the river that stayed open all winter.

    Bird Cloud

  • I saw no goldeneyes and thought they might have retreated to a warmer section of river.

    Bird Cloud

  • Eagles, northern harriers, goldeneyes and woodpeckers stuck out the winters while the prairie and peregrine falcons, swallows, bluebirds, and a hundred others brought and took the changing seasons with them.

    Bird Cloud

  • The rivers and wetlands of this ecoregion support breeding populations of many birds, including grebes, loons, and goldeneyes.

    Interior Alaska-Yukon lowland taiga

  • The mergansers and goldeneyes are out there feeding and squabbling amongst themselves.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Last week, he was near the shores of Lake Mille Lacs on a snowy, windy morning as he viewed migrating tundra swans and a variety of ducks: buffleheads, greater and lesser scaups, scoters and goldeneyes. rss feed

  • But with fingers cleaving to the binoculars, I found a couple of drake goldeneyes: incredibly smart ducks, streamlined, built for diving.

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