white plumage; long black bill; black face and legs (Australia; 2006-06-20)

Royal Spoonbill
Platalea regia

Native Range: Australian Region

Notes: a nearly all-white plumaged spoonbill with a spatulate black bil and blaclk legs; no sexual dimorphism.

neck and legs are stretched out in flight (Australia; 2006-06-20)

showing his spatulate bill and yellow eye mark (Australia; 2006-06-20)