Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot - Click To Enlarge

Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot

There was only so much room, and every Spoonbill wanted to be there. So of course tempers got short. Finally one too many landed on each other.

Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot - Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot – Click To Enlarge

It mostly pushing, shoving, and clapping those huge bills at each other. A snapping Spoonbill sounds like hitting 2 baseball, or cricket, bats together.

Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot - Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot – Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot - Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot – Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot - Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot – Click To Enlarge

There were times the jumped together but I did not see and damage done.

Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot - Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot – Click To Enlarge

Some were pushed off the trees, but others came from a flock down the marsh to grab a spot. And it started all over again.

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Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot - Click To Enlarge
Too Many Spoonbills In One Spot – Click To Enlarge

 

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