Birds of Colombia

    PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae (Ibises, Spoonbills)  
Genus: Platalea (1 species, 6 worldwide)

Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Large unmistakable wader Immature lacks orange neck and dark pink shoulders but is still unmistakable.
Immatures are pale.

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