Northern Shoveler
Anas clypeata

– medium-sized duck, considerably smaller than Mallard
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates pairwise or in small to medium flocks in formation

BIF488_MPU_I1Q8688_150218_nshov-3-M-F_oman_khawr-rawri
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata, AD M BREED, F
BIF0488, 18/02/2015, Khawr Rawri, Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF489_MPU_I1Q8698_150218_nshov-3-M-F_oman_khawr-rawri
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata, AD M BREED, F
BIF0489, 18/02/2015, Khawr Rawri, Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF490_MPU_I1Q8716_150218_nshov-5-M-F_1S_oman_khawr-rawri
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata, AD M BREED, 2CY M, F
BIF0490, 18/02/2015, Khawr Rawri, Oman, Mathias Putze


Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea, M AD BREED, F
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca, F
Common Eider Somateria m molissima, M AD BREED, F
BIF1064, 19/04/2016, North Sea, offshore, Roland Neumann


Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea, M AD BREED, F
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca, F
Common Eider Somateria m molissima, M AD BREED, F
BIF1065, 19/04/2016, North Sea, offshore, Roland Neumann


Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea, F AD NBREED
Mallard Anas p platyrhynchus, M AD NBREED
BIF0735, 26/07/2009, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze


Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea, F AD NBREED
Mallard Anas p platyrhynchus, M AD NBREED
BIF0736, 26/07/2009, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze


Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea, M F NBREED
Garganey Anas querquedula, M F NBREED
BIF1236, 16/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Northern Shoveler Anas clyptaea
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
BIF1237, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice: calls in flight not yet sound recorded

comparison species:
Mallard
Northern Pintail

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