Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Common winter visitor in small numbers.

Shovelers (Dominic Couzens)

Shovelers, Longham Lakes, September 2011 (Dominic Couzens)

This species is given to occasional larger influxes, for example when there is floating weed available.

Monthly maximum numbers:

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2002
2003 1
2004 5 2 1
2005 2 3 13 17 10 10
2006 1 6 7
2007 3 2 5 4 2
2008 2 1 2 5 4 6 6
2009 12 3 2 3 7 6 4 5
2010 5 2 21 12 1 3 2 3
2011 7 7 2 4 2 2 24 20+ 6
2012 9 4 1 1 3 9 1 1 3
2013 5 1 3 4 4 29 30+ 29
2014 19 18 2 2 3 16 5 1 35
2015 6 11 40 30 4 6
2016 2 5 10 1 2 15 10 12
2017
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