Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Cape Shoveler

Cape Shoveler Anas smithii

Described by: Hartert (1891)
Alternate common name(s): African Shoveler, Cape Shoveller
Old scientific name(s): Spatula smithii, Spatula capensis, Anas smithi


South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Sep, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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S. Africa;
S. from s. Zimbabwe, ex. s. Angola, ex. s. Mozambique to Namibia, Botswana and South Africa (Cape Province, Orange Free State, Transvaal).
Disperses n. in the nonbreeding season as far as se. Zaire and s. Mozambique.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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