This single Roseate Spoonbill was wading in the mud of a tidal creek.
The tide had actually made the turn and at this point the water was only shifting around a little.
Spoonbills have a very narrow range of water depth where they can feed, having to do with their rather awkward anatomy.
This spot seemed to be just right
Donnelley Wildlife Management Area
August 31, 2022
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what a beauty