Juvenile Male Northern Shoveler

Post on November 29, 2014 Northern Shoveler Duck BirdsWaterfowl

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Hard to tell it’s a drake northern shoveler in eclipse plumage or juvenile. Judging by the time frame, i went for Juvenile. Comment below if you have a few pointers.

  • Canon, EOS 7D Mark II
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 400, 1/4000, F5.0 ,500mm
  • Carrollton, Texas
  • November 26, 2014
northern shoveler in flight Eclipse Plumage

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Comments and Discussions

  • Robert

    Just shot a bird with the same plumage and I was trying to figure how there was an eclipse in late January. Must be a juvi.