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Shoveler, Northern
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Spatula clypeata
Afghanistan, Africa, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Arizona, Arkansas, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Columbia, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands Read more
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The global population is estimated to number c.5,500,000-6,000,000 individuals (Wetlands International 2006), while national population sizes have been estimated at c.10,000-100,000 breeding pairs and c.1,000-10,000 wintering individuals in China, c.1,000-10,000 wintering individuals in Korea and c. ...
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The Northern Shoveler (  / ˈ ʃ ʌ v əl ər / ; Anas clypeata), Northern Shoveller in British English, sometimes known simply as the Shoveler, is a common and widespread duck. It breeds in northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America,[ 2] 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 of this body of water, and as far south as the Great Lakes west to Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon.[ 3] [ 4] ...
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