Roseate Spoonbill

Platalea ajaja

Order

CICONIIFORMES

Family

Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

Code 4

ROSP

Code 6

PLAAJA

ITIS

HEAD

Roseate Spoonbill Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Red to reddish brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Olive
  • Forehead Color: Olive
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Roseta Spoonbill Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 76-102 cm (30-40 in)
  • Weight: 1474-1502 g (52-53 oz)
  • Size: Very Large (32 - 72 in)
  • Color Primary: Pink, White
  • Underparts: Pink
  • Upperparts: White
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Steady flapping wing beats alternating with short glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 127-135 cm (50-53 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Pink
  • Under Tail: Pink
  • Leg Color: Pink-red
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