Roseate Spoonbills in Flight

 

My last post shared Roseate Spoonbills foraging in the 10,000 Islands NWR.  After working the shallow water area from one end to the other, those Rosies took flight.

 

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Roseate Spoonbills in flight

 

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Roseate Spoonbills in flight

 

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Roseate Spoonbills in flight

 

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Roseate Spoonbills in flight

 

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Roseate Spoonbills in flight

 

What a sight to behold!  One I’ll long remember…..

 

67 thoughts on “Roseate Spoonbills in Flight

  1. Oh Wow! What an absolutely gorgeous sight! Yes, I’m sure you will never forget that – and lucky you to have captured it so beautifully!

  2. It’s not often we see roseate spoonbills, and definitely not flying in flocks this big. I am impressed with these glorious photos, Donna, and lifted by the beauty. Many thanks.

  3. Aaahhhhhhh! Now I’m envious of you, Donna. I want a photo like any of those. Your photography is reaching the top! I’m happy for you, my friend. 🙂 👍 👍

  4. Beautiful blast of color! What a sight. Thanks for sharing the great photos and experience! William — “What a wildly wonderful world, God! You made it all, with Wisdom at Your side, made earth overflow with your wonderful creations.” Psalms 104 The Message

  5. Oh my! Hard to believe, but I think this one tops the previous spoonbill shots. The colors appear so much more vivid against the blue sky. Good show!!!

  6. Spoonbills are the best! Amazing how you caught them in flight – not easy! We have some nesting now in the marsh near our house.

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