Rainbow Bufflehead

Male Buffleheads look black and white.
But if you’re close enough and the light is with you…
The iridescence is spectacular.
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1 Response to “Rainbow Bufflehead”


  1. 1 Charles McAlexander January 24, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    We can but imagine what other birds see. Humans don’t see ultraviolet. Birds do. They might see colors we can’t even imagine which are above the ultraviolet spectrum. The irridescence we gush over is probably the bottom of the interesting range for birds. I wonder if they can see dirt brown/


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