|Cat Name :||Duck|
|Common Name :||Common Goldeneye|
|Scientific Name :||Bucephala clangula|
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|Physical Description :||
The common goldeneye is a medium-sized duck with a chunky body and a large head. The males are white with a black back and head, and a circular white spot on their face. The females, as with many birds, are of a much duller color.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 16 – 20 Inches (40 – 51 Centimeters)
Common goldeneyes can be found in and around lakes, rivers, and streams. Their diet consists mostly of aquatic invertibrates, which they dive into water to catch.
|Social Organization :||
These birds flock together and are often seen diving in groups.
|Approval Level :||None; As the name suggests, this bird is very common.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Moderate;
While lacking claws and other sharp weapons even a small duck can deliver a solid enough buffet to stun or otherwise harm a cat.
|Training Level :||Specialty - Duck;
As with all ducks and related species of birds, there is a special technique that must be taught in order to catch the common goldeneye.
|Hunting Tactic :||Waterfowl|
|Food Quality :||High; Common goldeneye ducks possess a rich, flavorful flesh due to their high protein diets.|