Platalea alba   African Spoonbill  Lepelaar
African Spoonbill in flight
Vaalwater, Aug 2018

Resident. Scarce, recorded in 14% of the pentads. Occurs on dams and along temporarily flooded margins of rivers, mostly in the south-east, usually as single birds, less often in small groups. A few pairs breed erratically in the area, associating with herons or cormorants when they do.
African Spoonbill Waterberg distribution
African Spoonbill on nests
Vaalwater, Aug 2018
African Spoonbill
SwebeSwebe, Sep 2015
African Spoonbill
SwebeSwebe, Sep 2015

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