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Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)

The roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) nests in shrubs or trees, often mangroves, laying two to five eggs, which are whitish with brown markings.[11] Immature birds have white, feathered heads, and the pink of the plumage is paler. The bill is yellowish or pinkish.

 

Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roseate_spoonbill

 

Location: houstonaudubon.org/sanctuaries/high-island/rookery/rooker...

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Taken on April 14, 2018