Roseate Spoonbill

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  • The Roseate Spoonbills And Its Effects

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    The Roseate Spoonbills, also known as Platalea Ajaja, “are found in the southeastern United States and West Indies through Mexico and Central America to South America, where they are distributed south to northern Argentina east of the Andes and western Ecuador and northwestern Peru west of the Andes” (Encyclopedia Of Life). Many individuals often confuse the Roseate Spoonbill as a flamingo due to it’s bright pink coloring. It has a medium sized body with a bald head and a long flat spoon-shaped bill

  • Research Paper On Roseate Spoonbills

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    My specific bird is the Roseate Spoonbill. Roseate Spoonbills are pink, white, and sometimes yellow on the chest. A Roseate Spoonbill’s wingspan is 50 inches. When a Roseate Spoonbill is full grown, it stands at three feet tall. A Roseate Spoonbill is a little bigger than a pelican. These birds like to eat small fish, shrimp, mollusks, slugs, and crayfish. For these birds, it is easy for them to catch these animals because of its large beak. If Roseate Spoonbills ever decided to take down

  • What's Wrong With Catch-Release Fishing?

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    fishing line is the number one killer of adult brown pelicans, although one Audubon biologist says that “[p]retty much every type of water or shore bird can get caught up in fishing line …. We find dead cormorants, anhingas, herons, egrets, roseate spoonbills … you name

  • Alexandria Zoological Park Research Paper

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    exhibit area. 4. Louisiana Habitat: This exhibit is featured with the plants, animals, architecture, industry and culture of Louisiana and was opened in 1998. There are several species present in the limited area of this exhibit such as alligator, roseate spoonbill, North American river otter, cougar, black bear, bobcat, raccoon, red wolf, white-tailed deer. There is an underwater viewing area from where one can see the species like Turtles, fish, otters, and alligators. For its uniqueness as well as capability

  • Orlando Florida: Environment and Ecology

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    Orlando Florida Environment & Ecology Introduction Orlando Florida is known worldwide for its entertainment facilities, notably Walt Disney World, Universal Theme Park and other attractions. This paper reports on Orlando's natural environment and ecology, which doesn't get the attention and publicity that the theme parks do, but in the end these natural world places are more vital to the well being of the humans and wildlife in that area of Central Florida. Orlando's Environment / Ecology The

  • Atchafalaya River Research Paper

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    Do you know what the definition of Atchafalaya is? It’s a river two hundred and twenty five miles (three hundred and sixty-two kilometers) S Louisiana flowing S into Atchafalaya Bay (inlet of the Gulf of Mexico). IT’s actually pretty interesting. The Atchafalaya is a distributary of the Mississippi. Around the late ninetieth century and early twentieth century a flood happened in Mississippi causing the Atchafalaya River to increase its size of the channel and the carrying capacity. That is until

  • Bird Watching

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    The Study of Birds and Bird Watching Information Running Head: BIRDS AND BIRD WATCHING Abstract In this research paper about birds and bird watching it includes the learning of what exactly bird watching is, the best places to bird watch in the world, where to find birds for bird watching, the greatest time of year (seasons), as well as the worst time to consider bird watching, the many diverse species of birds that you might see at the various different bird watching locations in the

  • Keowee-Toxaway State Park

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    Keowee-Toxaway State Park is located just outside of the town of Pickens, SC. Nestled into what is locally referred to as the Cherokee Foothills, Keowee-Toxaway State Park is situated on lands that were once inhabited by the Cherokee Indians. The Cherokee heritage is honored by an interpretive center and a short trail through the woods. Both the center and the trail provide a lot of information on the Cherokee history and way of life. The campground at Keowee-Toxaway State Park is one of nicest