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Northern shoveler (male)
Anas clypeata


Size: 19 inches
Overall Color: white, green and brown
Occurrence: coastal waters, lakes, marshes
Diet: invertebrates in mud, aquatic plants
Nest: concealed depression in ground
Field Identification: duck with white body, green head, brownish sides and wide dark bill
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: anseriformes
Family: 01 Anatidae (geese,ducks,swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: clypeata

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