Although not specific for Bustillos, about 10,000 Northern Shovelers
spend the winter in lagoons in the state of Chihuahua (Bellrose, 1976) and of the 10,500 White-fronted Geese that winter in Mexico, 6000 do so in interior lagoons and reservoirs (Bellrose, 1967).
Additional accomplishments include the following: member of the Sludge Shoveler
and Golden Manhole Societies; former mayor and present chair of the Planning Board; completed the Municipal Elected Officials Certification Program offered by the Center of Government Services at Rutgers University; present chairperson of the Monmouth County Stormwater Advisory Committee for the county Planning Board and Commissioner within the County Government.
BIRD SPOTTING RECENT sightings at the RSPB's Sandwell Valley Nature Reserve include goosander, shoveler
, goldeneye, great spotted woodpecker, willow tit, siskin and bullfinch.
Species were categorized as blue-winged teal, green-winged teal, gadwall, northern shoveler
, or other species.
The Severn Estuary is the second most important site for waterbirds in Wales, after the Dee Estuary which is home to 129,271 birds and has also seven internationally important species: the mute swan, bewick's swan, shelduck, pintail, shoveler
, ringed plover and dunlin.
A couple green-wing teal there, a half dozen grey ducks by that muskrat house, a shoveler
, a couple pintails here.
Waterfowl are also featured including the American widgeon, black ducks, blue-winged teal, cinnamon teal, green-winged teal, gadwall, mallard, pintail, shoveler
, wood duck, canvasback, greater scaup, lesser scaup, redhead, Canadian geese, and the snow goose.
My Labs--the old male Kody and younger female Fiona--were working like well-oiled machines and I would've been hard pressed to recall the last time we'd all failed to collect pre-noon limits; limits made mostly of succulent green-winged teal and fat gadwalls, with the occasional mallard, widgeon or northern shoveler
, the rare woodduck or lesser scaup, thrown in for variety.
A watch is being kept on sanderlings and dunlins who winter at Scotland's biggest nature reserve, Vane Farm, by Loch Leven, Perth The list of birds drawn up by the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) also includes widgeon, teal, mallard, pintail, shoveler
, tufted duck, gadwell, pochard and lapwing.
Buy a pair for the snow shoveler
in your family and you just might have sidewalks that are a little more passable this winter.
The pool is fed by Smite Brook and is a haven for many birds, including tufted ducks, great crested grebes, shoveler
Species of dabbling duck native to north central North Dakota that were sampled included Mallard, Pintail, Green wing Teal, Blue wing Teal, Gadwall, American Widgeon, and North American Shoveler
. Flight speed data was obtained for 6 of the 7 species listed with a total of 69 individuals harvested.