Friday, January 23, 2009

Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)

A bizarre wading bird of the southern coasts, the Roseate Spoonbill uses its odd bill to strain small food items out of the water. Its bright pink coloring leads many Florida tourists to think they have seen a flamingo.(read more)

Photo by Juan Aguero (juanKa)
Anhinga Trail, Everglades National Park, 2007
Camera Canon 20D, Lens Canon 100-400mm L IS

1 comment:

Abha Mittal said...

Excellent information.