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Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill Preening
Roseate Spoonbills, as their name implies, are beautiful shades of rosy pink. This spoonbill with fluff still on its head is a juvenile bird.
Reflection of a Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill Preening
Juvenile spoonbills have little white feathers covering the tops of their heads, but the adults are bald like Wood Storks.
Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill with an open beak
Young Spoonbill on the rail:
They have bright red eyes:
Adult Roseate Spoonbill with a bald head
Some spoonbills have brilliant red patches of feathers. Others only have a few, and the juveniles are simply soft pink.
Flying Roseate Spoonbill Sunset Silhouette
Here's a Roseate Spoonbill strolling past a Double-Crested Cormorant:
While you're here, visit my other birds, or check out some of the other creatures that inhabit the wetlands like these two alligators lurking in the Spatterdock.

I finally found Spoonbill Chicks!

Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill on the Green Cay Wetland boardwalk rail
Roseate Spoonbill: We have liftoff!
Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill on the Green Cay Wetland boardwalk rail
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.
One Spoonbill Chasing Another
Roseate Spoonbill Sneeze? Achoo!
Roseate Spoonbill in full color way too far away
Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill poised by a Pondapple Tree
Roseate Spoonbill's bright red eye
Roseate Spoonbill strolling past a Double-crested Cormorant
Two alligators in Spatterdock and three Roseate Spoonbill reflections
Reflection of a Roseate Spoonbill and two Mottled Ducks
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