Interesting Nature Facts #26 – Roseate Spoonbill

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Interesting Nature Facts #26 – Roseate Spoonbill

Roseate Spoonbills! Welcome to the next installment of a new series of nature photos that will be short & sweet, and all about the native and naturalized wildlife that is all around us with just one or two interesting nature facts that you might not know about. If you want to find out even more,

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A Bird is Three Things: Feathers, Flight and Song

A quick post for today, and a trio of brand new photos of some of North America’s most beautiful coastal birds. Click on any image to enlarge. A roseate spoonbill wades through a salty mangrove marsh on Sanibel Island, Florida on a late winter morning in search of the crustaceans that give its vibrant pink color.

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In a Flash of Pink – Roseate Spoonbill!

Anyone who has ever tried to walk through mangroves – never mind with a backpack full of photography gear and holding a camera – knows that it is not easy. Twisted above-ground roots and protruding rhizomes make any travel slightly faster than not moving at all. Estuarine mud sucks at boots and shoes, and none of

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