African Spoonbill Platalea alba

African Spoonbill
African Spoonbill
African Spoonbill
The African Spoonbill is a wading bird prevalent throughout Africa. (The Eurasian/Common Spoonbill is found in northeast Africa as well as through most of continental Europe and most of Asia.)
African Spoonbill
African Spoonbill
African Spoonbill
The African can be distinguished from the similar Eurasian/Common Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) by its pink face and on some birds also pink or partly pink legs rather than white face and black legs.
African Spoonbill
African Spoonbill
African Spoonbill
It also has pink edging rather than a yellow tip to its grey bill.
Spoonbill in flight
Spoonbill in flight
Spoonbill in flight