Royal Spoonbill

Platalea regia - Spatule royale

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Threskiornithidés

  • Genus
    :

    Platalea

  • Species
    :

    regia

Descriptor

Gould, 1838

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 81 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1400 à 2070 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spatule royale
adult
Spatule royale
adult plum. breeding

Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia) is a species of bird in the Threskiornithidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Spatule royale,
  • Espátula real,
  • colhereiro-real,
  • Königslöffler,
  • királykanalasgém,
  • Koningslepelaar,
  • Spatola reale,
  • kungsskedstork,
  • Kongeskjestork,
  • lyžičiar kráľovský,
  • kolpík královský,
  • Australsk Skestork,
  • australiankapustahaikara,
  • becplaner reial,
  • warzęcha królewska,
  • Королевская колпица,
  • Ibis-sendok raja,
  • オーストラリアヘラサギ,
  • 澳洲琵鹭,
  • 大琵鷺,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Spatule royale
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or alkaline Lakes ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Spatule royale
published: - Updated: 15-08-2005
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