spoonbill


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wading birds having a long flat bill with a tip like a spoon

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It was Allen's devotion to spoonbills, and later flamingos, which prepared him to one day lead the charge to save the Whooping Cranes.
Majid Al Qassimi, Assistant Associate Veterinarian at the Al Ain Zoo, said: "The addition of the Kori Bustard to our Spoonbill Aviary is an exciting opportunity for bird enthusiasts.
And some rarities such as great white egret and spoonbill have thrilled staff and visitors, as have the kingfishers which are seen most days.
Only time will reveal the spill's impact on many Gulf-breeding species, including the Brown Pelican, American Oystercatcher, Wilson's Plover, Reddish Egret, Least Tern, Black Skimmer, Roseate Spoonbill, Clapper Rail, Seaside Sparrow, and Mottled Duck.
Part of the [pounds sterling]2m campaign spend for the brand, the ads will air to the sound of the Noel Coward track 'Every Little Fish' and feature animated characters Cow, Zebra and Spoonbill.
I can't believe they will go the way of elm or spoonbill, marginal species now in England.
Few things in nature compare to the bright-pink glow of a roseate spoonbill against a Florida sky.
The March 1995 daughter of Joyful Tidings-Causeway Slippy had previously thrown litters in September 1998 (by Blissful Flash) and January 2000 (by Spoonbill Snowy), the latter of which contained the useful Tippums Spot, second in the Milton Keynes Derby and Gorton Cup.
In fall and winter, many birds migrate there, including the grey heron and globally endangered species such as Saunders' gull and a quarter of the world's population of the black-faced spoonbill.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Prothonotary Warbler, Least Bittern, Roseate Spoonbill, Snowy Egret, Wood Stork and Painted Bunting are just some of the birds that draw wildlife connoisseurs.
From the distinctive pink spoonbill to the colorful trogons and toucans, Costa Rica is home to a remarkably diverse population of birds.
The rare African Spoonbill which was sighted in South Wales last week has been spotted again.
The third phase of drilling was focussed on determining the extent and severity of groundwater contamination in the vicinity of excavated lakes on the Spoonbill Reserve.
You can see similar collections of goods and books in Reading Frenzy in Portland, which sits in the shadow of the giant Powell's City of Books; Super 7 in San Francisco's Japantown, which opened on June 1; Quimby's in Chicago; Confounded Books in Seattle and Spoonbill & Sugartown in Brooklyn.
Other endangered birds making their home in the peninsula include the Chinese egret, black-faced spoonbill, swan goose, and spotted greenshank.