This female goldeneye is easy to identify. Brown head, grey body and a
spot of yellow on the end of it's beak.
You can also hear them from a distance due to ......
their wings making a whistling sound as they fly.
They nest in tree cavities, sometimes as high as 40' above....
ground. They leave the nest a day after hatching and make the
long drop to the forest floor, and can forage for themselves, only relying
on protection from the parents.