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 - Roseate Spoonbill
 - Roseate Spoonbill

Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja

Jeannette V. Dumas
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 2000

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Roseate Spoonbill. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Roseate Spoonbill.

Distribution of the Roseate Spoonbill in North and Middle America and the western Caribbean. This species breeds locally within the distribution shown, and locally in South America. In the U.S., it breeds during winter (Florida Bay) and spring (elsewhere), and individuals regularly disperse north distribution shown during summer and fall. See text for timing of breeding and postbreeding dispersal in other regions.

Recommended Citation

Dumas, J. V. (2000). Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.490