Bright, deep-yellow eyes are the defining feature of these diving ducks. The male breeding plumage can also be quite striking. Goldeneyes breed in the northern. Bright, deep-yellow eyes are the defining feature of these diving ducks. The male breeding plumage can also be quite striking. Goldeneyes breed in the northern. Wait, there's more! This word doesn't usually appear in our free dictionary, but we' ve shared just a bit of the information that appears in our premium Unabridged.
The Cornell Lab will send you updates about birds, birding, and opportunities to help bird conservation. Views Read Edit View history. First nested in Scotland in , and since then birds have been attracted to nest in specially designed boxes put up on trees close to water. The wintering populations of the common goldeneyes along the Chesapeake Bay and in Maryland have been decreasing steadily since the s. New national museum, Washington, DC, November 19 and 20, Species range provided by WWF's Wildfinder. Search Search the BBC Search the BBC. My DU My State My State Search Shop Join DU. Some of the UK's rarest wildlife has been given a big boost, as part of an ambitious project on one of Orkney's islands. Fledging goldeneye chicks hurl themselves out of their treetop nest box.