Birds of Australia
Common Name: Royal Spoonbill
Scientific Name: Platelea regia
Royal Spoonbill, a tropical depression had caused a lot of rain and the edges of Tuggerah Lake exended over the grass creating a new feeding area. this Royal Sponbilll took full advantage.
The Entrance Jan 2013
The Royal Spoonbill was feeding with three Australian White Ibis, The Entrance Jan 2013
It had a brief conversation with one of them about bills and evolution, The Entrance Jan 2013.
Royal Spoonbill in flight, The Entrance Jan 2013.
Royal Spoonbill Budgewoi July 2013
Royal Spoonbill having a scratch at Warriewood Wetlands Sept 2013
Royal Spoonbill Profile Wetlands Sept 2013.
Royal Spoonbill in flight head on, Wyong, NSW Dec 2013.