Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Murray Mallee Region
Royal Spoonbill
Male, anterior
Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Storks (Ciconiiformes)
Family: Ibis & Spoonbill (Threskiornithidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)
This Photo:     Face Marking

Thank you George Seagull for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
Sorry for the fuzzy pic's, but it was a LONG way away. On the flooded road into the Adelaide side of the Swan Reach Ferry (2023).

Copyright © 2023-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Jan-2023
This species is classed as EN (Endangered) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)