14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill
This is a 9 month old Roseate Spoonbill. Notice that the bill has yet to thicken and the sun is shining through it like an xray showing the nerves and blood vessels.
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||Nov. 20, 2016, 4:42 p.m.