14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill
This is a 9 month old Roseate Spoonbill. Notice that the bill has yet to thicken and the sun is shining through it like an xray showing the nerves and blood vessels.
|Photo Location:||Avery Island, Louisiana, United States of America|
|Copyright:||© Alfred Calabrese|