Anas rhynchotis

Anas rhynchotis

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Anseriformes
Familia: Anatidae
Subfamilia: Anatinae
Genus: Anas
Species: Anas rhynchotis

Name

Anas rhynchotis Latham, 1801

Vernacular name
Internationalization
Česky: Lžičák australský
English: Australasian Shoveler
Français: Canard bridé
日本語: ミカヅキハシビロガモ
Māori: Kuruwhengi
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Sigdskjeand
Svenska: Australisk skedand
Türkçe: Mavi kanatlı kaşıkgaga, Avustralya kaşıkgagası


Referenecs

* Supplementum indicis ornithologici sive systematis ornithologiae. p.lxx

The Australasian Shoveler (Anas rhynchotis) is a species of dabbling duck in the genus Anas. It ranges from 46–53 cm. It lives in heavily vegetated swamps. In Australia it is protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act, 1974. They occur in southwestern and southeastern Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand[2].

The male has a blue-grey head with a vertical white crescent in front of the eyes.

The Australasian Shoveler has two subspecies:

* A. rhynchotis rhynchotis Australian Shoveler, the nominate race, occurs in southwestern and southeastern Australia and Tasmania[2].
* A. rhynchotis variegata New Zealand Shoveler, occurs in New Zealand[2].

The status of the Australasian Shoveler is Least Concern[1].

Footnotes

1. ^ a b IUCN (2009)
2. ^ a b c Clements, J. (2007)


References

* Clements, James, (2007) The Clements Checklist of the Birds of the World, Cornell University Press, Ithaca
* IUCN (2009) BirdLife International Anas rhynchotis Downloaded on January 8, 2009


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