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The roseate spoonbill feeds by wading slowly through the water, sweeping its long bill from side to side.
The roseate spoonbill feeds by wading slowly through the water, sweeping its long bill from side to side, capturing insects, minnows, plants, and small crustaceans.
CLASS: Aves (birds)
ORDER: Ciconiiformes (storks, herons, and relatives)
FAMILY: Threskiornithidae (ibises and spoonbills)
GENUS/SPECIES: Ajaia ajaja
Average 2.5 ft (0.8 m)
Diet: Mainly aquatic insects, also crayfish, shrimp, fish, and occasionally mollusks and plant matter
Habitat: Inland wetlands with fresh or brackish water from Florida and the Gulf Coast of Texas to Central and South America