Northern Shoveler

(Anas clypeata)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

Northern Shoveler

NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SNRB - Unranked Breeding

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common migrant, uncommon breeder

Habitat

Shallow marshes, bogs, and lakes with muddy bottoms

Size

18 to 20 in length

30 wingspan

Photo by Bill Reynolds

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Migration

Early March to mid-May and August to early December


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Taxonomy

Order:

Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans, and relatives)

 

Family:

Anatidae (ducks, geese, and swans)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Burnaby Lake female Shoveler
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Uploaded on Feb 19, 2011

female Northern Shoveler seen at Piper Spit, Burnaby Lake, BC

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  SKEDAND Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) Klipp - 1185
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Published on May 29, 2013

Skedand. Asköviken Västerås i Västmanland 15-Maj 2013, Northern Shoveler in Sweden, AROS FILM Fotograf: Gunnar Fernqvist.

 
     
  Northern Shoveler Duck (UK Lake Birds)
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Published on Jan 28, 2013

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  Northern Shoveler pair swirling
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Uploaded on Nov 26, 2011

The behavior of swirling, gathering plankton or seeds from water surface by straining with bill. 11/26/2011 (Sat) morning at East Pond, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, NYC.

 
     
  Male Northern Shoveler
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Published on Jan 18, 2014

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6/15/2008

Location: Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

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