Roseate spoonbill

//Roseate spoonbill

ROSEATE SPOONBILL

Platalea ajaja

WEIGHT : 750 to 1300 g

FOOD : Fish, snakes, snails, frogs, crabs

THREATS : Draining of its environment, pollution and poaching (medicine).

ECO-GESTURE : Instead of pesticides, use plants which have toxic effects on harmful insects such as : French marigold, lavender, peppermint, chive, nasturtium …

MORE INFO :
Family : Threskiornithidae
Habits : gregarious
Egg-laying : 3 to 5 eggs
Incubation : 19 to 23 days
Longevity : 16 to 20 years

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