Spoon amongst the flamingos

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It was a trip to Blacklake – the flamingo are always wandering and as I watched from amongst them came a strange flamingo. Right colouring but wrong beak.
Strangely there was only one of them

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24 Jun, 2011
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littlewren said:

lovely photos Mike.....do you think its got the pink look from feeding on the same stuff....always thought they were white.....

24 Jun, 2011
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mike said:

That is what I imagine LW

24 Jun, 2011
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robashfield said:

No...flamingos are pink blemished.Nice pics Mike.

25 Jun, 2011
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katarina said:

Is the spoonbill a sort of flamingo?

25 Jun, 2011
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donna said:

What a funny looking bird. Lovely photos

27 Jun, 2011
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david said:

OMGoodness! A "Crossbill". Has there been some goings-on between a Spoonbill and a Flamingo, I wonder? Hope they are not going down the same road as those malarking mallards. Brilliant pics of it!

3 Jul, 2011
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katarina said:

What is mallarking mallarads, David?

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