Northern shoveler

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A northern shoveler
Spatula clypeata

The northern shoveler (/ˈʃʌvələr/; Anas clypeata) is a common and widespread duck. It breeds in northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America,[1] and is a rare vagrant to Australia. In North America, it breeds along the southern edge of Hudson Bay and west of this body of water, and as far south as the Great Lakes west to Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon.[2][3]

The northern shoveler is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies.[4] The conservation status is Least Concern.

References[change | change source]

  1. Clements, J. (2007)
  2. Floyd, T. (2008)
  3. Dunn, J. (2006)
  4. AEWA