Adult Common Spoonbill

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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 Common Spoonbill
Adult Common Spoonbill
Also Known As ..
Eurasian Spoonbill
Page Last Updated 11/7/2019 5:20:03 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Endangered
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Threskiornithidae
Species Platalea leucorodia
Category Storks
StdName Common Spoonbill
Vital Statistics
Length 31.5 to 36.6 ins
Weight 35.4 to 53.1 ozs
Wingspan 47.2 to 53.1 ins
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
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Common Spoonbill (Species=Platalea leucorodia / Standard Name=Common Spoonbill)