Spatula clypeata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Northern Shoveler

The Northern Shoveler is considered an "uncommon migrant" at Kwajalein (Clapp, 1990). We have seen it only once, the pair figured below from March, 2012, next to the rain-filled trench that runs along the lagoon side of the runway.

Created 24 January 2018

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