Platalea regia

3 Royal Spoonbill at Fyshwick, ACT

Platalea regia at Fyshwick, ACT - 4 Oct 2021
Platalea regia at Fyshwick, ACT - 4 Oct 2021
Platalea regia at Fyshwick, ACT - 4 Oct 2021
Platalea regia at Fyshwick, ACT - 4 Oct 2021
Platalea regia at Fyshwick, ACT - 4 Oct 2021
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Platalea regia 5 Oct 2021 Liam.m
Platalea regia 5 Oct 2021 RodDeb

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saw one down the Billabong loop and about an hour later another one fly off from Kelly's Swamp near the Great Egret, must have been hiding in the grass as we didn't see it until it flew up and off. It flew towards Fulica hide over the bridge.

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Elanus axillaris (Black-shouldered Kite) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Fyshwick, ACT - 27 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Fyshwick, ACT - 16 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Fyshwick, ACT - 16 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Fyshwick, ACT - 16 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Egretta garzetta (Little Egret) at Fyshwick, ACT - 2 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
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Plegadis falcinellus (Glossy Ibis) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Dec 2018 by RodDeb

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 4 Oct 2021 02:28 PM Recorded on
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Species information

  • Platalea regia Scientific name
  • Royal Spoonbill Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 709m Recorded at altitude
  • 246 images trained Machine learning
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