Photos copyright: monacoeye • Danube Delta, Romania • May 2009 • Do not copy without permission
Bird name: Eurasian Spoonbill
Latin: Platalea leucorodia
Other: Spatule blanche
Family: Threskiornithidae • Spoonbills
The Spoonbill is a great bird, immediately recognisable by its rounded yellow-tipped bill. I didn’t see many in the Danube. Fortunately this one seemed happy to pose while I took a few photos on the bank of this canal.