Roseate Spoonbills

///Roseate Spoonbills

Roseate Spoonbills are large, pink wading birds with bald heads and long legs and bills that end with spoon shape at the tip.

Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill on Florida’s West Coast

2016-12-07T12:05:23+00:00November 25th, 2016|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Roseate Spoonbills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I photographed this juvenile Roseate Spoonbill in May of 2008 from inside a lagoon at Fort De Soto's north while the immature spoonbill and a few adults preened and rested on the shoreline.

Two Bald Headed Birds – Roseate Spoonbill & Turkey Vulture

2017-03-25T04:34:45+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Birds, Box Elder County, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Roseate Spoonbills, Turkey Vultures, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Two bald headed birds, but very different in appearance, one is a vulture who cleans up the earth and the other a wading bird with pink and carmine plumage.