black spoon-shaped bill with yellow tip (Spain; 2006-06-10)

Eurasian Spoonbill
Platalea leucorodia

Native Range: Eurasia, Oriental Region, and Africa

Notes: inhabits shallow fresh and coastal waters; nests colonially in trees and bushes in marshy areas.

black legs; yellow breast band; red on throat (Spain; 2006-06-10)

extends both neck and legs in flight (Spain; 2006-06-10)