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Royal Spoonbill at Bega, NSW

Platalea regia at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018

Identification history

Water & Shore bird Platalea regia 1 Dec 2018 MaxCampbell

Author's notes

Each bird is showing some black facial skin and the yellow oval patch above the eye which clearly distinguishes it from the Yellow-billed Spoonbill which was there last month

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Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 May 2019 Erythrogonys cinctus (Red-kneed Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Erythrogonys cinctus (Red-kneed Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 19 Sep 2018 Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 1 Sep 2018 Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Vinca major (Blue Periwinkle) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 16 Oct 2017 Porzana (Porzana) fluminea (Australian Spotted Crake) at Bega, NSW - 8 Oct 2017 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 12 Aug 2017 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2017 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2017 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 6 Aug 2017 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 8 Mar 2017
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 May 2019
Erythrogonys cinctus (Red-kneed Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Erythrogonys cinctus (Red-kneed Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 19 Sep 2018
Elseyornis melanops (Black-fronted Dotterel) at Bega, NSW - 1 Sep 2018
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Vinca major (Blue Periwinkle) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 16 Oct 2017
Porzana (Porzana) fluminea (Australian Spotted Crake) at Bega, NSW - 8 Oct 2017
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 12 Aug 2017
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2017
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2017
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 6 Aug 2017
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 8 Mar 2017

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.850142-36.680195
  • Altitude 13.4m
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 30 Nov 2018 12:51 PM Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
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