Eurasian spoonbill

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phylum Chordata The Eurasian spoonbill or common spoonbill is a wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family Threskiornithidae. This is a Palearctic species, breeding from the United Kingdom and Spain in the west through to Japan, and also in North Africa. In Europe, only The Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Hungary and Greece have sizeable populations. Most birds migrate to the tropics in winter, with European breeders mainly going to Africa, but a few remaining in mild winter areas of western Europe south to the United Kingdom.

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