Australian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis rhynchotis

Australian Shoveler
Australian Shoveler
The Australian Shoveler (also Shoveller) has two subspecies, the nominate shown here and the New Zealand subspecies (see link below). Above is a drake in transition from breeding plumage.
Australian Shoveler For the full breeding plumage and final eclipse plumage, see New Zealand Shoveler page
Australian Shoveler pair Male and female Australian Shoveler