Shoveler (Northern Shoveler) Anas clypeata

A common winter visitor to Norfolk. Although much scarcer in summer, a higher proportion stay to breed compared to some other species, Teal and Wigeon for example.

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male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 5th November 2011

 

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female and male Shoveler, Great Ryburgh (Norfolk, UK), 28th March 2017

 

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male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 20th November 2004

 

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male Shoveler, Welney (Norfolk, UK), 4th February 2017

 

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female Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 15th April 2004

 

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male Shovelers, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th February 2008

 

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female (left) and juvenile (right) Shovelers, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 5th July

 

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Shoveler, Kelling (Norfolk, UK), 13th October 2007

 

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pair of Shovelers, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 1st June 2013

 

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Shovelers, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 2nd November 2013

 

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male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 15th April 2004

 

male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 24th May 2004

 

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Shovelers, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 26th January 2004

 

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female Shoveler and ducklings, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 28th May 2004

 

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female Shoveler and ducklings, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd June 2017

 

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Shovelers, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd January 2009

 

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male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd November 2012

 

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male Shoveler, Great Ryburgh (Norfolk, UK), 19th April 2017

 

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female Shoveler, Great Ryburgh (Norfolk, UK), 19th April 2017

 

male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 5th November 2016

 

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male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 7th June 2004

 

female Shoveler and ducklings, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 28th May 2004

 

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Shovelers, Welney (Norfolk, UK), 9th April 2011

 

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Shovelers, Battersea Park (London, UK), 26th January 2013

 

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Shovelers, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 7th November 2003

 

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male Shoveler, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 7th November 2003

 

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Shovelers, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th September 2004

 

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Shovelers, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 3rd December 2011

 

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Shovelers, Holkham Park (Norfolk, UK), 1st December 2012

 

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female Shoveler with ducklings, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 7th June 2008

 

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male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 20th November 2004

 

male Shoveler, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 4th June 2005

 

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Shovelers (and Ruff), Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 31st August 2005

 

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Shovelers, Coxford (Norfolk, UK), 27th March 2009 - presumably an adult and first-spring male

 

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Shoveler, near Revelstoke (BC, Canada), 15th September 2006

 

Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 19th August 2005

 

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male Shoveler, Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary (BC, Canada), 8th September 2006

 

Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 26th January 2004

 

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Shovelers, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 4th November 2006

 

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male Shovelers, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 27th September 2005

 

Shoveler, Old Hall Marshes (Essex, UK), 28th August 2004

 

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male Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 19th May 2001

 

first-winter male Shoveler, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 3rd February 2007

 

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male Shoveler, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 13th October 2007

 

male Shoveler, Swanton Morley (Norfolk, UK), 8th April 2007

 

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Shoveler, Holme (Norfolk, UK), 11th September 2010

 

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Shoveler, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 22nd December 2016

 

Shoveler, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 13th October 2007

 

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Shoveler, Hilf Water Treatment Works (Masirah, Oman), 7th November 2017

 

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Shovelers, Blakeney (Norfolk, UK), 24th November 2013 - these were in the quayside wildfowl collection so may be captive, however wild birds also visit this collection so they may well be wild birds

 

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male and female Shoveler, Great Ryburgh (Norfolk, UK), 16th May 2017

 

male and female Shoveler, Great Ryburgh (Norfolk, UK), 15th April 2017

 

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male Shoveler, Kelling (Norfolk, UK), 10th May 2016

 

male Shoveler, Cley (Norfolk, UK), 16th May 2016

 

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Shovelers, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 10th November 2007

 

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Shovelers, Welney (Norfolk, UK), 17th March 2012

 

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Shovelers, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 28th October 2014

 

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Shoveler, Holkham Park (Norfolk, UK), 1st December 2012

 

Shoveler, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 3rd January 2009

 

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Shovelers, Holkham Park Lake (Norfolk, UK), 29th December 2015

 

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Shoveler (with Blue-winged Teal in the top photo), Mrazek Pond, Everglades (Florida, USA), 18th April 2013

 

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Shoveler, Blakeney (Norfolk, UK), 23rd December 2015 - this bird was in the wildfowl collection but I'm not sure if it belonged there or was a wild bird taking advantage of the food provided there