Eurasian Spoonbill

Eurasian Spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia, Yangkou-Rudong (32.591642, 120.971082), Jiangsu, China, May. Eurasian Spoonbill occurs from the United Kingdom to the Korean Peninsula. In China, breeds in northern provinces, from Xinjiang to the Northeast. In Shanghai, Eurasian Spoonbill is a common passage migrant and winter visitor, mainly at coastal sites. (Craig Brelsford)
Black-faced Spoonbill (L) and Eurasian Spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill (R) and Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor, Cape Nanhui, Shanghai, October. In Shanghai, Eurasian Spoonbill often associates with Black-faced Spoonbill. (Craig Brelsford)
Eurasian Spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill, subadult (second from L) and adults, Hongshankou Reservoir (41.125100, 109.006600), Inner Mongolia, China, elev. 1090 m (3,590 ft.), September. Spatulate bill pink in juvenile, in adult grey or black with pinkish or yellowish tip. (Craig Brelsford)
Eurasian Spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill, breeding adults, Tumuji Wetland (46.306248, 123.019195), Inner Mongolia, elev. 140 m (450 ft.), May. Breeding Eurasian Spoonbill has yellow band on lower neck and long nape plumes. (Craig Brelsford)

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