Roseate Spoonbill

Roseate Spoonbill

The Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) is a wading bird, found in North America as well as South America. It lives in mangrove swamps, deep sea lagoons tidal fish ponds, as well as various other resources of brackish water.

The species distinct attribute is its long, pink/red spoon-shaped expense. Generally, it determines 71 – 86 cm (28 – 34 in) long, with a 120 – 133 centimeters (47 – 52 in) wingspan and weighs around 1.2– 1.8 kg (2.6 – 4.0 pound).

Grownups have white neck, back, bust and deep pink wings. Head is bare and also olive-green. Long pale grey bill. The eyes and legs are red. Both males and also females have the same quill as well as coloring. The man is slightly larger than the woman.

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