Roseate spoonbills search for food alone as well as in small groups. Standing in the water, the species feeds by swinging its bill from side to side, disturbing the mud and then feeding on the small aquatic species found there.
Order: storks and relatives; family: ibis and spoonbill One of six spoonbill species, all belonging to the same genus.
Very small fish, crustaceans and aquatic insects
Primarily coastal and flooded area
Breeds in colonies; usually lays 2–3 eggs; incubation: 22 days
Status according to Red List:Least concern (LC)