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Photo: Gaggle of goldeneye

Dock crew unload and sort goldeneye rockfish Sunday at the Norquest Seafoods plant in Petersburg. Processors are buying goldeneye for $1.25 per pound. Sound off on the important issues at
Recent resuce @ the Juneau Raptor Center: 'Archie'

...about the Barrow's Goldeneye: This medium-sized...body. Whole groups of goldeneyes will dive at the same...water. Barrow's Goldeneyes are aggressive and...more so than Common Goldeneyes. This bird is primarily...north than the Common Goldeneye. They are cavity-nesting...
On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...we watched two fuzzy young ducklings, probably Barrow's goldeneyes. They loafed on a rock in the sun, then went diving in the...even a report of a nest in a marmot burrow. Parental care in goldeneyes may be short and skimpy after the eggs hatch, and the ducklings...
Bird Bits: An elegant winter duck

...ducks hang with Barrow's goldeneye ducks in small flocks of three...season. But, the Common goldeneye's wings in flight make a...distance.Common and Barrow's goldeneyes are medium sized ducks: They...two pounds. The Barrow's goldeneye males, in a mixed flock...
On the Trails: Short winter junkets

...The usual squads of harlequin ducks sallied out from the rocks or poked along the boulders. A few common and Barrow's goldeneyes sailed by, some of the males half-heartedly beginning a courtship routine. A stray sea lion and a harbor porpoise swam...
Life's about to spring from gloomy March

...striking black and white duck attract his female with an energetic display. In a quick acrobatic movement, the male common goldeneye tosses his head back until it rests for a second on his back with his bill pointing to the sky. Pulling binoculars from my...
Wildlife Spy: Signs of spring creep into Seward

...patterns of male Barrow's and common goldeneyes flashed among the waves in a couple of loose flocks. A trio of common goldeneye males drifted near a brown female...I continued to think about the goldeneyes starting their dance, and the...
On the Trails: Winter or spring?

...left the meadows for the far side of the river. Even the ducks were uneasy and sailed slowly away downriver (mallards, goldeneyes, ringnecks, buffleheads, green-winged teal). Sadly, I missed the mountain bluebirds that had stopped there on their...
On the Trails: Early May on North Douglas

...bits dangling from their bills and seeming to cache their prizes among the cobbles. Groups of harlequin ducks and common goldeneyes floated peacefully around the edges of the covers.A sizable flock of scoters suddenly erupted in panicked flight and fled...
Juneau Christmas Bird Count encounters unique visitor

...Scoter 174White-winged Scoter 114Black Scoter cwLong-tailed Duck 29Bufflehead 169Common Goldeneye 110Barrow's Goldeneye 255Unidentified Goldeneyes 7Hooded Merganser 3Common Merganser 67Red-breasted Merganser 43Unidentified Mergansers 3Sooty...


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