New Zealand Shoveler                            Order Now for Fall 2024

Similar to behavior and nesting requirements to  other "blue shouldered" waterfowl, such as the Cinnamon Teal.    Care must be given not to allow these closely related species not to hybridize. Here at Penners and Feathers many aviaries to separate  them to ensure pure breeding. Will  nest in ground boxes, or heavy natural cover.  Can produce fertile eggs within there first year.   No  permit reuired for these New Zealand birds.

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