English Name: Northern Shoveler
Scientific Name: Anas clypeata
Arabic Name: مِجْرَفِيُّ مِنْقَارٍ
Status in Kuwait: Common passage migrant and winter visitor.
The Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) is a medium-sized dabbling duck that belongs to the family Anatidae. It is native to North America, Europe, and Asia, and is known for its distinctive large, spatula-shaped bill, which sets it apart from other ducks.