Northern Shoveler

Anas clypeata

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

NSHO

Code 6

ANACLY

ITIS

HEAD

Northern Shoveler Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Bright yellow
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Dark iridescent green
  • Forehead Color: Dark iridescent green
  • Nape Color: Dark iridescent green
  • Throat Color: Dark iridescent green.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Northern Shoveler Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 43-51 cm (17-20 in)
  • Weight: 1100 g (38.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Red-brown
  • Upperparts: Black and white.
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Northern Shoveler Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 69-84 cm (27-33 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black and white
  • Under Tail: Black and white.
  • Leg Color: Orange
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