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  • Portuguese
    • Pato-colhereiro
  • Scientific Names
    • Anas clypeata
  • French
    • canard souchet
  • English
    • Northern Shoveler
    • Northern Shoveller
    • spoonbill duck
  • Spanish
    • Pato cucharón-norteño
    • Pato cucharón norteño
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • NSHO

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Recent observations

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Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

robberfly

Date

November 22, 2014

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Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 01:58 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

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smnhc

Date

November 17, 2014 12:15 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

klankers

Date

November 17, 2014

Description

It was with two mallards, which made it easy to distinguish the massive bill and unique coloring on the wings.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

dpom

Date

November 17, 2014 08:50 AM PST

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What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 16, 2014 11:31 AM PST

Description

Late bloomer??

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

dwest

Date

November 16, 2014 04:12 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

dominic

Date

November 16, 2014

Description

The only pair I was able to photograph somewhat decently today. Very cool looking birds.

Photos / Sounds

P1580529

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

muir

Date

November 16, 2014 01:16 AM EST

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Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

ericisley

Date

January 10, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Shoveller Anas clypeata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 13, 2014 10:57 AM PST
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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.