Roseate Spoonbills are medium-sized waterbirds with a football-shaped body and long legs. The long bill that is flattened into a spoon at the end protrudes from their small head. They fly with their long necks outstretched and often rest with it curled into an S.
Larger than a White Ibis, smaller than a Great Blue Heron.goose-sized or larger
- Both Sexes
- Length: 27.9-33.9 in (71-86 cm)
- Weight: 42.3-63.5 oz (1200-1800 g)
- Wingspan: 47.2-51.2 in (120-130 cm)