Northern Shoveler
Spatula clypeata
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The northern shoveler is a common and widespread dabbling duck. It breeds in northern Europe and Asia and most of North America, wintering in southern Europe, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and Central and South America. The upper two photos were taken at TPC-Moshi (11-17), courtesy of Christine Baissac. The male in the 3rd row was seen at Lake Manyara (2-17), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The other photos were taken at Lake Eyasi (10-15), courtesy of Chris Schmeling.

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Chris Schmeling, Karine Van der Vurst, Christine Baissac

Last Update this page:9-16-20