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  • Korean
    • 넓적부리
  • Japanese
    • ハシビロガモ
  • Italian
    • Mestolone
  • Catalan
    • Ànec cullerot
  • Scientific Names
    • Anas clypeata
  • French
    • canard souchet
  • English
    • Northern Shoveler
    • spoonbill duck
  • Russian
    • Широконоска
  • Belarusian
    • Качка-лапаноска
  • Spanish
    • Pato cucharón-norteño
    • Pato cucharón norteño
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • NSHO
  • Portuguese
    • Pato-colhereiro
  • Hebrew
    • מרית צפונית
  • German
    • Löffelente
  • Finnish
    • lapasorsa
  • Persian
    • نوک پهن

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Recent observations

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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gwark

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May 6, 2012 12:44 PM AKDT

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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noepacheco

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January 17, 2016 09:10 AM CST

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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Description

A medium-sized duck, that feeds by filtering small invertebrates through comb-like structures on its large bill. The male has a striking metallic green head, white breast and cinnamon colored sides. The female is heavily mottled shades of brown.
Wetlands such as this are vital for these and other migratory waterfowl that feed and rest in the park, including: Gadwall, Cinnamon Teal, Green-winged Teal, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, and the occasional Snow Goose. Mallards are found here year-round.

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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akfrank

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April 30, 2016 01:02 PM AKDT

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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fvaldesp

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April 1, 2007 08:35 AM CDT

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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raulcj

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February 14, 2016 11:30 AM CST

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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jokurtz

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April 12, 2016 09:18 AM HST

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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jokurtz

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April 8, 2016 11:13 AM HST

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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manuelbecerril

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March 19, 2016

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Xochimilco (Google, OSM)

Description

Macho adulto.

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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gwood1733

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May 2, 2016 08:26 AM CDT

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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catabbott

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April 3, 2016

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Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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jokurtz

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June 6, 2016 07:44 AM HST
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Description from Wikipedia

The northern shoveler (/ˈʃʌvələr/; Anas clypeata), or northern shoveller in British English, sometimes known simply as the shoveller, is a common and widespread duck. It breeds in northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America, wintering in southern Europe, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and Central, and northern South America. It is a rare vagrant to Australia. In North America, it breeds along the southern edge of Hudson Bay and west...

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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