A Roseate Spoonbill wades around Mullet Pond at Huntington Beach State Park, searching for food.  The birds, which feed in both fresh- and saltwater settings, use their large spoon-shaped bills to sweep the water, snapping closed when they feel the small fish, insects, snails or shrimp that make up their diet.
A Roseate Spoonbill wades around Mullet Pond at Huntington Beach State Park, searching for food. The birds, which feed in both fresh- and saltwater settings, use their large spoon-shaped bills to sweep the water, snapping closed when they feel the small fish, insects, snails or shrimp that make up their diet. Charles Slate cslate@thesunnews.com
A Roseate Spoonbill wades around Mullet Pond at Huntington Beach State Park, searching for food. The birds, which feed in both fresh- and saltwater settings, use their large spoon-shaped bills to sweep the water, snapping closed when they feel the small fish, insects, snails or shrimp that make up their diet. Charles Slate cslate@thesunnews.com