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Dabbling Duck Shuffle – Plus White Geese Become Gray Geese

2017-07-08T10:03:23+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Cinnamon Teals, Gadwalls, Northern Shovelers, Snow Geese|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few more changes in the Fifty-Eighth Supplement to the AOS Check-list have to do with dabbling ducks and "white geese".

Whirlpool of Feeding Northern Shovelers on the Great Salt Lake

2016-12-07T12:06:29+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Northern Shovelers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is interesting to see this whirlpool effect of Northern Shovelers on the surface of the Great Salt Lake and to hear the sounds of their bills dabbling in the water.

Flock of Northern Shovelers feeding on the Great Salt Lake

2016-12-07T12:07:04+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Categories: Birds, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Northern Shovelers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Last December on the way off of Antelope Island I saw huge flocks of Northern Shovelers feeding on the Great Salt Lake and liked how they appeared through my viewfinder.