Roseate Spoonbill

Platalea ajaja

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The roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) (sometimes placed in its own genus Ajaja) is a gregarious wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family, Threskiornithidae. It is a resident breeder in South America mostly east of the Andes, and in coastal regions of the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, the Gulf Coast of the United States, and on central Florida's Atlantic coast at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, adjoined with NASA Kennedy Space Center.

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  1. (c) Riverbanks Outdoor Store, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Platalea_ajaja_5.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platalea_ajaja

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