:Curious Kids

A pair of Roseate Spoonbill fledglings peek out at what is going on around them in the rookery. Sadly, the pond that surrounds their home has a very large alligator that has made a quick meal of more than one fledgling that’s either slipped or been pushed out of the nest and into the water.

Pink and Fluffy Cuteness

There is always a lot of excitement at the Smith Oaks Rookery at High Island, Texas in the spring. These three Roseate Spoonbill chicks looked like they were competing for attention from their parent.

Roseate Feeding

Look closely and you can see the bill of the young in the adult’s throat!

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology