Sunday, February 1, 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)

Photos by juan Aguero (juanKa)
Mrazek Pond, Everglades National Park (pdf Map)
Camera Canon 40D, Lens Canon 300mm L IS
Canon extender 1.4

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