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Northern Shoveler

Anas clypeata

Description:

Female (top); Male (bottom). How they eat? Just imagine they are vacuum cleaner which filtering plants and invertebrates from the water. They are winter visitors in Hong Kong with more than 10,000 individuals in Mai Po (Ramsar site).

Habitat:

Wetlands. It forages in shallow wetlands, especially mudflats in Hong Kong.

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2 Comments

Ning
Ning 11 years ago

My friend said they are like "angry birds".

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 11 years ago

They look like small jet planes in the air.

Ning
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Ning

香港 Hong Kong, Paracel Islands

Spotted on Jan 21, 2011
Submitted on Mar 17, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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