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

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Recent observations

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P1550744

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

taogirl

Date

May 11, 2015

Description

pretty far away; most of them have gone now, just a couple left

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

March 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pato cucharón-norteño Anas clypeata

Date

May 21, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Date

May 21, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

March 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

March 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

pihlaviita

Date

May 31, 2013

Description

Fairlu rare Duck in south and central Finland.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

rfwalker

Date

February 20, 2015 01:30 PM CST

Description

It was about 66 degrees F, very windy. I saw a northern shoveler with a greenish head, black shovel beak, white breast, and reddish wings. It was bobbing alongside the group of ruddy ducks we saw. It was in a pond area, near the coast. It was probably trying to either find food, or increase its body temperature by being near land.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sarahmcconnon

Date

February 20, 2015

Description

A group of Northern Shovelers were swimming across the freshwater retention pond. They were slowly making their way across the pond, many ducking underneath the surface for food under water. There appeared to be both males and females in the group, with respect to their coloration. None particularly interacted with another.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 20, 2015 12:18 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

mikewitkowski

Date

January 26, 2015 03:01 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

eeoc24

Date

March 18, 2015

Description

Seen through binoculars, too far to get good photo.

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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.