First Winter Male Barrow's Goldeneye in Ottawa

VIDEO: Superb views of this first winter male Barrow's Goldeneye are possible at the pedestrian bridge over the Rideau River at the Rideau Tennis Club in Ottawa, Ontario, 31 January 2019.


The white crescent is molting in nicely on its face above the bill. Ottawa on 31 January 2019.


Compared to the female Common Goldeneye, its bill is smaller and stubbier, it has a steeper forehead, and the head flairs at the base at the back.