Red Shoveler

Spatula platalea - Canard spatule

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Spatula

  • Species
    :

    platalea

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1816

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 56 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 523 à 608 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Canard spatule
♂ adult
Canard spatule
♀ adult plum. breeding

Red Shoveler (Spatula platalea) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Canard spatule,
  • Cuchara argentino,
  • marreca-colhereira,
  • Fuchslöffelente,
  • argentin kanalasréce,
  • Argentijnse Slobeend,
  • Mestolone rosso,
  • sydamerikansk skedand,
  • Prikkskjeand,
  • kačica širokozobá,
  • lžičák tečkovaný,
  • Sydamerikansk Skeand,
  • argentiinanlapasorsa,
  • ànec cullerot sud-americà,
  • płaskonos jasnogłowy,
  • Южноамериканская широконоска,
  • アカハシビロガモ,
  • 赤琵嘴鸭,
  • 赤琵嘴鴨,

Voice song and cries

Canard spatule
♂ adult

Habitat

Canard spatule
adult

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

QRcode Canard spatule
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