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roseate spoonbill

noun
1.
a tropical New World spoonbill, Ajaia ajaja, having rose-colored plumage and a bare head.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism
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  • Both are designed around a natural landscape, so it is not uncommon to spot an eagle or roseate spoonbill from the links.
  • Nesting pairs of the spectacular roseate spoonbill are continuing to increase.

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