The Roseate spoonbill is a large bird that measures about 71 cm. long, flat beak, which expands and rounded at the tip. Bill and bare head, yellow-green skin. If you would like to know more about Ian Cole, then click here. Almost totally pink plumage, the shoulder bar, as well as the pinkish red rump. The immature are white tinged pink. Habitat is a gragaria bird. Usually it eats, sleeps, and nests in flocks. Frequents both freshwater and saltwater, shallow waters, where open areas quiet and calm water.
feeds moving beak into the water, from one side to another, removing soil, where to find fish, crustaceans, insects, etc and by grabbing with the peak at the contact. They usually forage in groups. Status locally common and abundant, at least in the basin of the Tempisque River, Rio Frio and surroundings of the Gulf of Nicoya. In the Pacific is observed, although in small numbers. sporadic and rare throughout the Central Valley and in the Caribbean slope. The largest center of nesting is located in Island birds, River Tempisque.Se located at the southern end of United States, Northwest of Mexico, to the Center of Chile and Argentina. It is also found in the Greater Antilles. Resources special birds of Costa Rica bird list of the national refuge life Maquenque wildlife original author and source of the article