Odd Spoonbill near Bermagui, Far South Coast NSW

To: "David Adams" <>
Subject: Odd Spoonbill near Bermagui, Far South Coast NSW
From: "Greg & Val Clancy" <>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 16:02:43 +1100
Hi David,

HANZAB states with respect to juvenile YBSB "Smaller than adult; plumage like adult non-breeding but with sooty-black distal third or tips to primaries. Bill shorter with smaller spoon, apricot coloured; eye colour much darker than in adult and legs duskier".

Despite the bill colour description the juvenile is illustrated with a yellow bill!


Greg Clancy

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