On a recent trip to Florida, we got to see the Roseate Spoonbill. I was excited. It was one of the birds I had hoped to see. In the US, they live year-round in Florida and along the Gulf Coast of Texas. They can also be found in Mexico, Central and South America. They breed in colonies with birds like herons and ibises. They forage in shallow water where small fish and marine invertebrates are available. They forage by walking slowly with beak open, feeling for their pray.
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