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Definition of Bufflehead

bufflehead
Buffel duck Buf"fel duck (b[u^]f"f[e^]l d[u^]k`). [See Buffalo.] (Zo["o]l.) A small duck (Charitonetta albeola); the spirit duck, or butterball. The head of the male is covered with numerous elongated feathers, and thus appears large. Called also bufflehead.
Bufflehead
Bufflehead Buf"fle*head`, n. [Buffle + head.] 1. One who has a large head; a heavy, stupid fellow. [Obs.] What makes you stare so, bufflehead? --Plautus (trans. 1694). 2. (Zo["o]l.) The buffel duck. See Buffel duck.

Meaning of Bufflehead from wikipedia

- The bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) is a small sea duck of the genus Bucephala, the goldeneyes. This species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his...
- wife bought a 12-acre (4.9 ha) farm in Middletown, New Jersey, called "Bufflehead Farm". The Stewarts operate it as a sanctuary for abused animals. Four...
- Duck Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) Scientific classification Domain: Eukaryota Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata class: Aves Order: Anseriformes Superfamily:...
- presented that Bufflehead is in secure status. Later in 2018, the IUCN (International Union Conservative of Nature) stated that Bufflehead is considered...
- was introduced in 1858 by American naturalist Spencer Baird with the bufflehead as the type species. The genus name is derived from Ancient Gr**** boukephalos...
- Black scoter, Melanitta americana Long-tailed duck, Clangula hyemalis Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola Common goldeneye, Bucephala clangula Barrow's goldeneye...
- teal Yellowthroat "Sea Ducks in Winter" Ring-necked duck Steller's eider Bufflehead Long-tailed duck (oldsquaw) Canvasback Harlequin duck Redhead Common goldeneye...
- "bull" and kephale, "head", a reference to the bulbous head shape of the bufflehead. The species name islandica means Iceland. Barrow's goldeneye was formally...
- Black scoter, Melanitta americana Long-tailed duck, Clangula hyemalis Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola Common goldeneye, Bucephala clangula Labrador duck...
- Kratt Alaska Bald eagle, American black bear, sockeye salmon, osprey, bufflehead January 21, 2019 (2019-01-21) 518 Martin and Chris help out when a bald...