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Northern shoveler (Anas clypeata) swimming in natural water Northern shoveler (Anas clypeata) or shoveller can be recognised on its spatulate bill. It is a common and widespread duck. It breeds in northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America. Anas clypeata,Cyprus,Northern Shoveler,adorable,anas,anatidae,animal,anseriformes,beak,bill,bird,birdwatching,clypeata,colorful,cute,dabbler,dabbling,duck,europe,european Click/tap to enlarge

Northern shoveler (Anas clypeata) swimming in natural water

Northern shoveler (Anas clypeata) or shoveller can be recognised on its spatulate bill. It is a common and widespread duck. It breeds in northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America.

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The Northern Shoveler , 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, 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.. more

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Species identified by Julian Popov
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Uploaded Mar 12, 2018. Captured Dec 3, 2017 16:09 in Michael Karaoli, Oroklini, Cyprus.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/7.1
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO320
  • 480mm