Spoonbills, as their name implies, are beautiful shades of rosy pink.
This spoonbill with fluff still on its head is a juvenile bird.
Juvenile spoonbills have little white feathers covering the tops of
their heads, but the adults are bald like Wood
Some spoonbills have brilliant red patches of feathers. Others only have
a few, and the juveniles are simply soft pink.
Here's a Roseate Spoonbill strolling past a
While you're here, visit my other birds
, or check out some of the other creatures that
inhabit the wetlands like these two
lurking in the
I finally found Spoonbill Chicks!
There's a trick to taking a picture like this. Or perhaps I should not
even try to take it at all? Regardless, its a fine picture of a
reflection of the Spoonbill, and it illustrates how they are a bit
larger than Mottled Ducks