This species is almost unmistakable in most of its range. The breeding bird is all white except for its dark legs, black bill with a yellow tip, and a yellow breast patch like a pelican. It has a crest in the breeding season. Non-breeders lack the crest and breast patch, and immature birds have a pale bill and black tips to the primary flight feathers. Unlike herons, spoonbills fly with their necks outstretched.

The Spoonbill is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Spoonbill, a wading bird that is closely related to the ibis. Spoonbills inhabit marshes, mudflats, and lagoons in coastal regions of the world. There are six species. The spoonbill ranges in length from 30 to 34 inches (76 to 86 cm). It has long, thin legs and a long neck. Its long bill has a broad, spoon-shaped tip. Most species are white with patches of other colors. Spoonbills feed in shallow water. More

The Eurasian Spoonbill or Common Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) is a wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family Threskiornithidae, breeding in southern Eurasia from Spain to Japan, and also in North Africa. Most birds migrate to the tropics in winter, with European breeders mainly going to Africa, but a few remaining in mild winter areas of western Europe north to the United Kingdom. at Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India. This species is almost unmistakable in most of its range. More

Spoonbills are a group of large, long-legged wading birds in the family Threskiornithidae, which also includes the Ibises. Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia in India. "Spoonbill" could also mean Northern Shoveler or Paddlefish. All have large, flat, spatulate bills and feed by wading through shallow water, sweeping the partly-opened bill from side to side. The moment any small aquatic creature touches the inside of the bill—an insect, crustacean, or tiny fish—it is snapped shut. More

spoonbill, common name for a large wading bird related to the ibis. It has a long bill with a tip like a flattened spoon, with which it captures small aquatic animals. The roseate spoonbill, Ajaia ajaja, its plumage rosy pink accented with carmine on the wings and tail, is found from the Gulf states S to Argentina and Chile. In the United States it was almost exterminated for its feathers. More

Park - Bharatpur, Hotel Spoonbill is a quiet, peaceful haven for visitors to the area. Offering gracious hospitality and comfortable lodgings, the hotel is run by Mr. Niranjan Singh, a retired army officer.The beautiful little lodge is the ideal place for the keen bird-watcher offering the very best services in terms of naturalists. keoladeo rivers 'Gambhir' and 'Banganga' in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan. More

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The Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja, sometimes separated in the monotypic genus Ajaia) is a gregarious wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family, Threskiornithidae. It is a resident breeder in South America mostly east of the Andes, and in coastal regions of the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and the Gulf Coast of the United States. More

spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja) of North and South America is deep pink and strikingly beautiful. With a side-to-side motion of the bill, they sweep mud and shallow water for fishes and crustaceans. They fly with neck and legs extended and wings flapping steadily. Breeding colonies build stick nests in low bushes and trees. Some species, including the black-billed spoonbill, are endangered. See also ibis. For more information on spoonbill, visit Britannica.com. More

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The African Spoonbill is a long-legged wading bird. Its height is 90 cm (36'). Its body is predominantly white, except for its red legs, face, and bill. Its wings are 365-403 mm long. This bird can be easily identified by its uniquely spoon-shaped bill. At birth, the African Spoonbill's bill does not resemble a spoon. It is born with a short beak, that gradually develops into its spoon-like shape. It usually resembles a spoon right before it is time to leave its nest. More

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Spoonbills are named for their distinctive spatulate bill. Photo © Peter Wallack Roseate spoonbills are named for their pink plumage and their distinctive, long spoon-shaped bill. Of the six species of spoonbills, no other spoonbill is so brightly colored. The roseate spoonbill's plumage is pink with red highlights and orange tail feathers. More

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spoonbillspoonbill - wading birds having a long flat bill with a tip like a spoonwader, wading bird - any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of foodfamily Plataleidae, Plataleidae - spoonbillscommon spoonbill, Platalea leucorodia - pure white crested spoonbill of southern Eurasia and northeastern AfricaAjaia ajaja, roseate spoonbill - tropical rose-colored New World spoonbill Translationsspoonbill N → espátula fspoonbill n (Zool) → spatola - spoonbill n (Zool) → spatola More

The Spoonbill is a bird with a very long beak, thinned horizontally into a bill. The flat paddle of the bill has special nerve endings which let the animal know when protein has made its way inside the interior barrier. The spoon bill then snaps shut, providing munching fodder for our avian friend. Crustaceans, frogs, small fish, and insects may inadvertently swim into the deathtrap. More

vues deeko1912 — 13 juillet 2007 — A spoonbill in County Down at the Quoile pondage nature reserve. deeko1912 — 13 juillet 2007 — A spoonbill in County Down at the Quoile pondage nature reserve. More

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Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Threskiornithidae
Genus : Platalea
Species : leucorodia
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758