ROYAL SPOONBILL FACTS
The Royal Spoonbill is a large white water bird with black spoon-shaped bill
shallow freshwater and saltwater wetlands, lagoons and dams.
fish, crustaceans and aquatic insects.
A solid bowl-shaped nest is built of sticks lined with leaves and water plants, and is usually placed in the crown of a tree or among high reeds. Lays 2-4 eggs.
throughout eastern and northern mainland Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Royal Spoonbill|
Relatives in same Genus
Yellow-billed Spoonbill (P. flavipes)