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Northern Shoveler

Anas clypeata

Habitat:

Common in shallow ponds, this front-heavy duck may swim with its head low, pushing its spatula bill through the water to strain out food.

Notes:

The sunlight shining off of the Shoveler's head made it look more deep purple than green.


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Flowerpatch
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Flowerpatch

Edinburg, Texas, USA

Lat: 26.30, Long: -98.16

Spotted on Feb 18, 2012
Submitted on Feb 19, 2012

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