Kōrero: Duck shooting

Australasian shoveler (4 o 4)

Australasian shoveler

The Australasian shoveler, also known as the ‘spoonie’, sifts fine insect life from the waters of wetlands through openings in the side of its spoon-shaped bill. The bird is only about half the size of a mallard, and flies rapidly and erratically, making it difficult to shoot.

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, 'Duck shooting - History of duck hunting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17654/australasian-shoveler (accessed 23 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Harvey C. Perkins and Bob Gidlow, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008