Order: Ciconiiformes | Family: Threskiornithidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adults | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Age: Juvenile & Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Tambopata, Peru
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Villa Marshes, Lima
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Peru
Status: The Roseate Spoonbill is rare in Amazonia and in the Mangrove tidal mudflats of extreme northwest Peru. In Amazonia, individual birds or small flocks are seen along river banks. Spoonbills occur as vagrants in wetlands along the coat. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Espátula Rosada.
Sub-species: Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) Linnaeus, 1758.
Meaning of Name: Platalea: L. bill shaped like spoon. ajaja: Tupi (Native Brazlian) ajaja , Avaya=pink.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 11/09/2014.