Roseate Spoonbill

Pink and Gray

Or, Roseate and Gray if you want to be fancy. Either way I’ve always liked the color combination even if it didn’t make a great background for these photographs. This was a gray day and the mud was gray in this inlet where the tide was just starting to come back in.

Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill

A group of fifteen Spoonbills was coming and going looking for the best feeding spots and seemed oblivious to the coating of mud on their legs.

Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill

With perfect form this one dropped in…

Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill

…for a nice clean landing.

Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill

Oops, an extra step as the mud brought him to a stop.

Roseate Spoonbill
Roseate Spoonbill

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