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Species profile—Spatula rhynchotis (Australasian shoveler)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks) → Spatula rhynchotis (Australasian shoveler)

Photo of Spatula rhynchotis (Australasian shoveler) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2013

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Spatula rhynchotis Latham, 1801
Common name
Australasian shoveler
WildNet taxon ID
1996
Synonym(s)
Anas rhynchotis
Alternate name(s)
Australian Shoveler
southern shoveler
blue-winged shoveler
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1996

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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