NORTHERN SHOVELER

(Anas clypteata)

Also known as European Shoveler (6), Common Shoveler

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Roberts VI 111
Clements 2000 27.1130
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
27-104

 

No distribution
(rare straggler)
A medium sized bird (about 44 cm to 52 cm) found in the Holarctic. A rare non-breeding straggler to southern Africa, it inhabits shallow inland waters with muddy bottoms. The main food source is aquatic invertebrates with some plant material and tadpoles.

 

 

List of Stamps showing Northern Shoveler

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Albania 1768 1791 1975 2l70
Antigua 2161 2193 1995 75c
Barbuda 1902   1997 75c
Belarus 0215 0169 1996 400r
Belgium 2994 2386 1989 13f
British Virgin Isles 0696m Bl 52 1988 $2
Congo (Brazzaville) 1257 1265 1991 200f
Cuba 1292c  1102 1965 13c
Czechoslovakia 1633 1682 1967 40h
Dominica 1016  0982 1986 $4
Eire 1019  0961 1996 38p
Gambia 1982  2060 1995 D10
Gambia 4143ms 2001 D8
Ghana 1984  2027 1994 C 200
Ghana 2139 MS (b)  Bl 273 1995 C 2500
Grenadines of Grenada 2011 2114  1995 $1.00
Grenada 1769  1751 1988 $4
Grenada 2811  2879 1995 75c
Grenada 4399   2001 $1.25
Hong Kong 1411   2006 $13
Hong Kong 1415m   2006 $13
Hungary 3342 3453  1980 1Ft
Jersey 1138   2004 40p
Kiribati 0168 0387  1982 8c
Kiribati 0755  0575 1999 25c
Kiribati 0756  0576 1999 50c
Kiribati 0622   2001 25c
Maldives 1621ma 1992 Rf 100
Maldives 2170  2296 1995 Rf 5
Maldives 2175  2301 1995 Rf 6.50+
Marshall Islands 0146  0149 1988 44c
Marshall Islands 0292 0411 1992 23c
Mauritania D 184 P 33 1963 5f
Poland 1490  1496 1964 1z55
Rumania  6044 5414  1999 1100L
Seychelles 0912 2001 R3
Uganda 1443 1462 1995 200s
Yemen Republic 0011 0011 1990 150f
Yemen Republic 0113 0128 1993 50R on150f
Yugoslavia 2514 2331 1989 2200d