Australasian shoveler (700/2289)

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Female Australasian shoveler. Although not uncommon in parts of the country, Australasian shovelers are still under pressure from duck hunters and loss of the fertile lowland wetlands they prefer.

Common names
Australasian shoveler, New Zealand shoveler, kuruwhengi, spoonbill, shoveler, spoony, spoonie, shoveller
Location
Lake Alexandrina, Mackenzie, Canterbury, New Zealand
Photo ID
10101