Goldeneye and Whistler are common names for a species of small tree-hole nesting northern hemisphere seaducks belonging to the genus Bucephala. The plumage is black and white. Their plumage is black and white and they have black bills. Goldeneye males have a dark green head with a white spot near the bill, under their eye. Females have brown heads.


Goldeneyes eat fish, crustaceans and other marine life.

Calls and Songs

The `Whistler` name comes from the noise their beating wings make in flight