Yellow-billed Spoonbills

Spoonbills ... Ibises
Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)

The Yellow-billed Spoonbills (Platalea flavipes) are quite common in south-east Australia and are vagranst to New Zealand, Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island. They are most commonly found in the shallows of fresh wetlands and occasionally on dry pasture.

They nest in trees, marshes or reed-beds, and often roosts in trees.

Their diet consists of aquatic life found by sweeping the bill from side to side.

Yellow-billed SpoonbillYellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)


 

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