Bufflehead in Cesar Chavez Park: Videos Showy males, modest females. Binge. Read Posts. Return to Video Index page. BUFF 20191102Migrating Bufflehead arrive on North Basin, Cesar Chavez ParkBUFF 20191118Bufflehead males beginning their courtship ritualsBUFF 20201026Bufflehead in Cesar Chavez Park, Berkeley California. Commentary on https://chavezpark.orgBUFF 20210518Bufflehead female in Cesar Chavez Park Berkeley California https://chavezpark.orgBUFF 20210609Bufflehead female in Cesar Chavez Park Berkeley California https://chavezpark.orgBUFF ROUGH 20201108Bufflehead, scaup and other birds on rough water in northerly gale in Cesar Chavez Park, Berkeley California. Commentary at https://chavezpark.orgBufflehad Open Migration SeasonThis flock of at least 65 Bufflehead were the first birds to arrive in numbers on the North Basin this season.Bufflehead female in late JuneWhile uncounted numbers of its flock migrated north months ago for breeding, this Bufflehead female visits the cove east of Ceasr Chavez Park all by herself. Date June 25 2018.Bufflehead loco malesIt's November, hardly breeding season, but these Bufflehead males go crazy trying to impress nearby females.Bufflehead still hereThis female Bufflehad declined to migrate north with her cohort this past spring. She appears to be doing well and is keeping company with a group of Willets, two of which are shown in this brief video.Bufflehead synchronizedWhen the males aren't berserk with testosterone, Bufflehead can perform synchronized diving, as this short video shows.Preening Roll OverHow to preen the belly feathers when they're under water? A female Bufflehead and a female Scaup show how it's done.Solo Bufflehead Doing WellThis female Bufflehead stayed here while all the rest of her species migrated north in the spring. Here she is in early October, the only Bufflehead on the water, doing well and looking good.