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Roseate Spoonbill

Spatule rosée

Platalea ajaja

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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Roseate Spoonbill

B L W W W Family Latin Name
32" 81.3cm 50" 127cm 3.3lb. 1.5kg Threskiornithidae Platalea ajaja

  • Breeding
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Roseate Spoonbill range

The Roseate Spoonbill is a large pink wading bird, so named because of its large spoon-like bill. It has been seen throughout all the coastlines of Florida right through to the eastern coast of Texas, along all the coastlines of Mexico, Central America, Caribbean islands and the northern coastlines of South America. It is a native bird in Cuba.

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