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Roseate Spoonbill

Platalea ajaja

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Large pink wader; tail is color of orange sorbet. Immatures are duller. Feeds by sifting through water with bill shaped like big, flat spoon. Found in a variety of shallow freshwater and saltwater habitats.

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