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The attached photo shows a Barrow's Goldeneye accompanied by a female.  Paired with a Barrow's it suggests that the female is a Barrow's, but the bill color is typical of a Common Goldeneye female.  Cornell's Birds of the World cites two references that female Barrow's may rarely only have yellow on distal third.  So, is it more likely that this is a rare Barrow's with yellow on the tip of the bill or do female Common Goldeneyes pair with Barrow's?  Are there any other marking on the female that would distinguish between female Barrow's and Common Goldeneyes.

Thanks for any insights.

BAGO 2021-01-13_11-35-45.jpg

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