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"Northern Shoveler"
Northern Shoveler:    The Northern Shoveler (Northern Shoveller in Britain) was first described by Carl Linnaeus, the "father of modern taxonomy", in 1758.

 
January ... Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon ...

Image, 2012, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, female, and American Wigeon, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
Image, 2012, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, female, American Wigeon, and Pied-billed Grebes, Scappoose Bottoms, Oregon. Mild high-overcast winter day, with storm front moving in. Image taken January 13, 2012. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


March ... Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

Image, 2008, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, male. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 8, 2008.

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Northern Shoveler, female. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken March 8, 2008.


March ... Baskett Slough NWR, Salem, Oregon ...

Image, 2009, Baskett Slough NWR, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, male, Baskett Slough NWR, Oregon. Image taken March 11, 2009. Canon EOS 40d, 400mm.


April ... Steigerwald Lake NWR, Washougal, Washington ...

Image, 2010, Steigerwald NWR, Washington, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, pair, Steigerwald Lake NWR, Washougal, Washington. Image taken April 25, 2010.
Image, 2012, Steigerwald Lake NWR, Washington, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, male (left) and female (right), Steigerwald Lake NWR, Washington. Image taken April 8, 2012. Canon Rebel, 300z.


October ... Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon ...

Image, 2010, Fernhill Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler pair, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Image taken October 16, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.
Image, 2010, Fernhill Wetlands, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, female, Fernhill Wetlands, Forest Grove, Oregon. Image taken October 16, 2010. Canon Rebel, 300mm.


October ... Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon ...

Image, 2014, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shovelers, Columbia River at Hayden Island, Oregon. Overcast day with some sun some drizzle. Image taken October 26, 2014. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


November ... Force Lake, Oregon ...

Image, 2014, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, female, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken November 15, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.
Image, 2014, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, female, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken November 15, 2014. Canon EOS 7d2, 400mm.


December ... Force Lake, Oregon ...

Image, 2015, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon, click to enlarge
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Northern Shoveler, male, Force Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken December 19, 2015. Nikon P900.



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