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Northern Shovelers [Anas clypeata] ~ #35

Saturday April 18th was a beautiful day, sunny and warm. I hadn’t been to Reifel for a few months and today was a great day to get out in some sunshine and see how many feathered friends I can add to the list. 108 more words

Birding

King of the bill

Flaunting some of the biggest bills on the lake, Northern shovelers (Anas clypeata) make a stately sight as they glide through the water.

Nature

Picture Perfect Monday: Everything's Just Ducky!

On Sunday, while visiting a local cemetery, I took a few photos of the ducks on a small pond. Above is a pair of Mallards ( 59 more words

Birds And Birding

Big bills after Christmas

No, this is not a commentary on overindulgence during the holidays. Instead it is a response to one viewer’s comments on a recent posting that showed a pair of foraging Northern Shovelers with their heads almost buried in the weeds. 126 more words

Photography

Side-by-side Shovelers

Last week, when the weather was a bit warmer and the ponds had not yet frozen over at my local marshland park, I managed to get some shots of a pair of Northern Shovelers ( 175 more words

Photography

Squabbling ducks

Canada Geese are often loud and aggressive in their interactions with each other, but ducks seem much calm and restrained. I was therefore quite surprised when I saw these two male Northern Shovelers ( 100 more words

Photography

Northern Shoveler

Anas clypeata
Nepali Name: बेल्चाठूँडे हाँस Belcha Thude Haans

Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1270m. 29 November, 2014. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Birds Of Nepal