Monday, July 31, 2017


Photographed at Tilley Swamp, South Australia, July 2017
1218                NORTHERN SHOVELER               Anas clypeata   

AUSTRALIA             711

Breeds in northern Eurasia and North America; winters s. to Thailand, Philippines; infrequent vagrant to Australia but found in most states. Wing 239-249 mm; bill 62-72 mm.

NOTE: Long range shot as bird was on private property with no access. 

1 comment:

  1. "The sin of property we do disdain
    No man has any right to buy and sell the Earth for private gain"
    or to stop twitchers from accessing a good tick photograph