Difference between revisions of "Black-faced spoonbill"

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| width=640 rowspan=7 | The Black-faced Spoonbill has the most restricted distribution of all spoonbills, and it is the only one regarded as endangered. Spoonbills are large water birds with dorso-ventrally flattened, spatulate bills. These birds use a tactile method of feeding, wading in the water and sweeping their beaks from side-to-side to detect prey.  
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| rowspan=7 | The Black-faced Spoonbill has the most restricted distribution of all spoonbills, and it is the only one regarded as endangered. Spoonbills are large water birds with dorso-ventrally flattened, spatulate bills. These birds use a tactile method of feeding, wading in the water and sweeping their beaks from side-to-side to detect prey.  
 
For more information, visit the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-faced_Spoonbill Wikipedia entry].
 
For more information, visit the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-faced_Spoonbill Wikipedia entry].
  
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File:CollectA 88396 Black-Faced Spoonbill.jpg | [[CollectA 88396 Black-Faced Spoonbill - Standing]]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:19, 24 September 2016

phylum Chordata The Black-faced Spoonbill has the most restricted distribution of all spoonbills, and it is the only one regarded as endangered. Spoonbills are large water birds with dorso-ventrally flattened, spatulate bills. These birds use a tactile method of feeding, wading in the water and sweeping their beaks from side-to-side to detect prey.

For more information, visit the Wikipedia entry.

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clade Diapsida
Class Aves
order Pelecaniformes
family Threskiornithidae
genus Platalea
species P. minor