Treetop Roseate Spoonbills

Treetop Roseate Spoonbills

I had been hoping to find some Roseate Spoonbills feeding in the pond.

Treetop Roseate Spoonbills
Treetop Roseate Spoonbills

Instead a group of six or eight were hanging around in some tree tops, probably waiting for the tide to go out so they could feed.

Treetop Roseate Spoonbills
Treetop Roseate Spoonbills

A couple of them were quietly resting while the others kept nattering away at each other and the tree.

Treetop Roseate Spoonbills
Treetop Roseate Spoonbills

They were grabbing the branches with their beaks apparently just for entertainment as they only eat crustaceans out of the water.

Treetop Roseate Spoonbills
Treetop Roseate Spoonbills

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