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Becephala albeola

Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola

Midimit{i{ hanim sakuchaa amaku{, hanim sangis malganangis ilaan chuqudaza{. Midimit{im ali}ingis quhmakus qaxchikdaa}utazas, kamgingis chid}ina{ liidakus, chid}aayuu}utazas. Midimit{im ayagangis kaaxadgim sa}anagan ayagangis liidaaguzazas, akus kaaxadgim ilagaan chuqudaa}utazas.

Sakucham hasinal iga{taatungis azas. Hanis asxuunulax udam chi}ana}ingis ilan al qanagnas agudix, qanikinga masxal aguun chugaanul uku}aqadanas agumdix, saaqudikinga masxal aguun, udaa}aa}utazas.

Hanim sagan qaatunangis akus, hitmilgangis i}amanaa}utazas, hingamakus maalal kalulgaakal agungis kalulgazakus.

Bufflehead - Becephala albeola

The bufflehead is a freshwater duck. It is smaller in size than the other freshwater ducks. The drake is white and black. The head looks bluish green. The hen has a closer resemblance to the harlequin duck, but it is smaller in size.

Even though these ducks are small, they like to fly in great flocks. After spending their winters in the lakes, or small bays with little creeks, they go north in the spring. In the fall, they return to this area once again.

They are tasty ducks. They are also easy to pluck. That is why whenever they can be shot, they are shot.

Qigu{ - Gavia immer
Common Loon
Qaqa}i{ - Gavia stellata
Red-throated Loon
Aagayuu}i{ - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pelagic Cormorant
Ingatu{ - Phalacrocorax urile
Red-faced Cormorant
Qukin}i{ - Olor columbianus
Whistling Swan
Qagmangi{ - Philacte canagica
Emperor Goose
Aa}i{ - Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Amtatu{ - Anas acuta
Pintail
Qii{chiida{ - Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal
Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis
Lesser Scaup
Saaku{ - Somateria spectabilis
King Eider
Kasami{ - Somateria mollissima
Common Eider
Tamgaalu{ - Melanitta deglandi
White-winged Scoter
Qugaangi{ - Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Hanim Kamgituu - Bucephala clangula
Common Goldeneye
Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola
Bufflehead
Aanglaa}i{ - Clangula hyemalis
Oldsquaw
Kaaxadgi{ - Histrionicus histrionicus
Harlequin Duck
A}laaya{ - Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Ti}la{ - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald Eagle
A}diikas - Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani
Black Oystercatcher
Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis
Rock Sandpiper
Sluka{ - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-wing Gull
Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ulungt{a{ - Uria aalge
Common Murre
Siihmlu{ - Cepphus columba
Pigeon Guillemot
Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiguus
Ancient Murrelet
Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata
Horned Puffin
Uxchu{ - Lunta cirrhata
Tufted Puffin
Tutuutu{ - Nyctea scandiaca
Snowy Owl
Qanglaa}i{ - Corvus corax
Common Raven
Maadugaa{ - Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Bunting
Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia
Song Sparrow
Chilu{ - Calcarius lapponicus
Alaska Longspur
Qatxaya{ - Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

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