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
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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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