Family: Anatidae

Size: It measures approximately 33 to 38 cm.

Longevity: It can live for 14 years.

Habitat: The bufflehead lives in rivers, shallow lakes and coastal waters.

Food: The bufflehead forages underwater, diving. It finds its food at the bottom. It captures various arthropods, such as insect larvae, in fresh water, and small crustaceans (shrimps, crabs and amphipods), in salt water.

Did you know that each year, the female bufflehead returns to nest on the site where it was born? This duck nests in trees and sometimes occupies the nest of a large woodpecker?