Common Name: Northern Shoveler
Scientific Name: Anas clypeata
Description: 17-21 inches; Bill large spoon shape; long neck; green speculum with white boarders; blue patch on shoulder. Males: head and neck iridescent green; white chest; underparts and side reddish brown. Female: head light brown; crown blackish; body mottled brown.
Habitat: shallow wetlands
Statue: Non-breeding winter visitor
- Birds of Barbados by P.A Buckley, Edward Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckle
- Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele
- National Geographic- Field Guide to the Birds of North America edited by Dunn and Alderfer