On Virginia Water Radio for 2-15-16: A Sea Duck with Gold in Its Eyes and Whistling in Its Wings

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of February 15, 2016, is “Common Goldeneye’s Wings Whistle Over Virginia’s Winter Waters.”  The 3 min./27 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2016/02/episode-303-2-15-16-common-goldeneyes.html, focuses on a Virginia winter “sea duck” that’s distinctive for its bright eyes, whistling flight, and elaborate courtship displays.

Photo Common Goldeneye USFWS

Common Goldeneye male, photographed in California in the early 2000s.  Photo by Gary Kramer, made available for public use by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library, online at http://digitalmedia.fws.gov, accessed 2-11-16. 

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

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