Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Cape Shoveler (Anas smithii) - HBW 1, p. 612

French: Canard de Smith German: Kaplöffelente Spanish: Cuchara del Cabo
Other common names: African/South African/Smith's Shoveler

Taxonomy: Spatula smithii (nec capensis Eyton, 1838) Hartert, 1891, Cape Province.
Often placed in genus Spatula, sometimes as S. capensis. Monotypic.

Distribution: South Africa N to Namibia and Botswana.

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