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Roseate Spoonbills

Posted by Edwin Bowe on July 16, 2021 at 8:32 am
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Location: Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary located between Immokalee and Bonita Springs, Florida.

Although it was nearly noon, the pond was back in the trees and mostly in shadows. The young roseate spoonbill was begging for food. If you look carefully, you can see the bill of the immature bird deforming the throat of the adult.