1. Bufflehead

Bufflehead

Bufflehead
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Duck
Common Name : Bufflehead
Scientific Name : Bucephala albeola
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

The Bufflehead is a small, black-and-white bird with a small gray bill and a white patch on the side of its head. Like most ducks, its feathers are oily, which help with its aquatic lifestyle

Physical Statistics :

Length: 13 – 16 Inches (32 – 40 Centimeters)
Weight: 10 – 22 Ounces (272 – 635 Grams)
Wingspan: 22 Inches (55 Centimeters)

Behavior :

Buffleheads live in freshwater ponds and small lakes, where they dive underwater for insects, mollusks, and crustaceans. They build nests and lay eggs inside cavities of trees near the water.

Social Organization :

Buffleheads are known to be one of the few ducks who mate for life.

Approval Level : Mod; Buffleheads are a little more common than most ducks, because they can live in smaller ponds, but they are still rather uncommon in the Clans' territories.
Kill Difficulty : Moderate;

Buffleheads are small for ducks, but can still buffet a cat with their wings hard enough to injure with the right hit.

Training Level : Specialty - Duck;

Cats will need to learn the specific way to catch these water-dwelling birds.

Hunting Tactic : Waterfowl
Food Quality : Medium; Buffleheads produce a rich flesh of good taste, but one can feed multiple cats.