10 May, 2011

African Spoonbill

Scientific Name: Platalea alba

Population Estimate: 11-110K

Range / Habitat: Found in a variety of wetland habitats in sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar.

Field Notes: Large, all white wading bird with distinctive large, flat spoon-shaped bill. Bright pink legs and face mask.

Personal Notes: Seen at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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