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Red Shoveler

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Red Shoveller Alternate name
Anas platalea Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
45-56 cm                Length
Bogs, marshes, swamps, fens, peatlands to 3,500m Habitat
7-8 eggs incubation 25-26 days Clutch
Mainly plant materials. Food
Dabbles and grazes for food.              Habits
443 Status

Least Concern                         

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