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Northern Shoveler

Description:

Northern Shoveler duck spotted in Ushiku, Japan. Similar marking to a mallard... but with a spoon-shaped bill.

Notes:

Both photos are of the same duck, not sure why the lighting looks so different.

1 Species ID Suggestions

northern shoveler
Spatula clypeata Northern shoveler - Wikipedia


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1 Comment

arne.roysland
arne.roysland a year ago

The id is right because they are also called spoonbill duck. Nice picture of a colorful duck.

SargonR
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SargonR

茨城県, Japan

Spotted on Jan 4, 2020
Submitted on Jan 23, 2020

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