Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)

Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)

The Spoonbill around Tarpon Bay seemed to travel alone, not in a group as they do in the Lowcountry.

Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)
Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)

Once I noticed this it was easier to watch a few come in and pick a good spot hoping for more to follow. And they did.

Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)
Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)

A group of Spoonbill is called a ‘bowl’, not a flock. Clever.

Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)
Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)

Below is a second bird that came in a short time later. I took a different angle, the sun had changed, but the landing path was the same.

Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)
Roseate Spoonbill Joining The Bowl (Group)

Note; the same plan on a following day did not work at all. They came in from all different directions.

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