Photo of a Roseate Spoonbill at The National Aviary.
Photograph and prayer 2016 by Danny N. Schweers.

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Tom wrote:
Alas, yes, and it's been the same with other species. There used to be hundreds of thousands of beaver in our area [Delaware], but a fad for gentlemen's stove pipe hats made from beaver pelts almost finished them off, too.

Cecilia wrote:
Just saw two or more of these during my walk along Eagan's Creek on Amelia Island, Florida. Sitting in dead trees, but themselves alive surveying a marsh.

Emily wrote:
Danny: love this!!

Rosemary wrote:
Oh, how I love this Platalea Ajaja, with colors enhanced by the black background. Made me smile widely. Thank you.

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