Adult Spoonbill
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Characteristics
Colouring White body, black legs and bill
Voice Silent
Feeds on Fish molluscs and curstaceans
Flight Strong direct
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Small Flocks
Adult Spoonbill
Adult Spoonbill
Also Known As ..
Common Spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill
Page Last Updated 23/08/2017 06:55:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Endangered
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Threskiornithidae
Species Platalea leucorodia
Category Storks
StdName Common Spoonbill
Vital Statistics
Length 80 to 93 cms
Weight 1000 to 1500 gms
Wingspan 120 to 135 cms
Lifespan 25 to 30 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Spoonbill (Species=Platalea leucorodia / Standard Name=Common Spoonbill)