This blog has photos of birds and other animals taken by a birder and amateur photographer. Included are personal photos and other photos taken on our trips: people, landscapes, cityscapes, nature, museums, etc.
We have included photos from the following countries:
- United States
- Costa Rica
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- Trinidad & Tobago
Saturday, November 5, 2016
CAPE SHOVELER, MARIEVALE BIRD SANCTARY, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
We can ID this duck as a Cape Shoveler by its long, bluish, spatulate bill, its gray-brown plumage and yellow eyes.
The Cape Shoveler is a new species to our Life List, which now stands at 331.