Barrow's Goldeneye

Review Species

Photo by Jim Jones

Barrow's Goldeneye - Palo Pinto Co., February 22, 2013

Photo by Dan Jones

Barrow's Goldeneye - Palo Pinto Co., February 19, 2013

Photo by Matt White

This male Barrow's Goldeneye was present for several days at Denison's Loy Lake, in Grayson County, in early January 2002. It was accompanied by a female Barrow's Goldeneye and several Common Goldeneye.

Photo Composite by Martin Reid

Barrow's Goldeneye (F) - Tarrant Co., December 12, 1998. Fort Worth, TAR (TBRC 1999-01; TPRF 1980) .

Photo by Matt White

Barrow's Goldeneye - Greenville, Hunt County, November 6, 1958

This specimen (now mounted in a private collection) of an adult male Barrow's Goldeneye was shot by a hunter on a small pond near Greenville, in Hunt County, on November 6, 1958, and provided the first Texas record of this species. The male was reportedly accompanied by two females, both of which were apparently shot, but not preserved.

Reviewed records by the TBRC for North-central Texas since 1988

Barrow's Goldeneye - A female at Village Creek Drying Beds, Tarrant, from 11-12 December 1998 (MR; 1999-01; TPRF 1980).

Barrow's Goldeneye - A male and female at Loy Lake, Grayson, from 5 January-22 February 2002 (WM, EC, CEa, RP, ML; 2002-12; TPRF 1981)