A Spoonbill Disagreement

A Spoonbill Disagreement

One of the most calm, really easy going, birds in the marshes are Roseate Spoonbills. Maybe a snap here and there, but not much more.

However, once in a while things do get testy.

A Spoonbill Disagreement
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Something set these 2 juveniles off and suddenly it was loud. Spoonbills snap that big bill like a Spanish dancers castanet.

A Spoonbill Disagreement
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I wasn’t all that far away so I did catch most of tussle. One moved off and neither were hurt, except pride. Click, or double tap, any image to view the gallery.

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