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Wading Birds

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Wading Birds, primarily the Order Ciconiiformes, are birds that nest in colonies and get all or most of their food from the water. They feed in freshwater, unlike Seabirds which feed at sea.

Members of this Order include Bitterns, Herons, Storks, Egrets, Spoonbills, and Ibises.
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    Description of this Stork relative offers geographic regions and biomes, photographs, characteristics, reproductive features, behavior, food habits, and CITES listing.

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    Short article, from University of Michigan Animal Diversity Web, explains appearance, reproduction, diet, range and habitat, groups, feeding habits, and trivia.

  • Roseate Spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja)

    Animal Diversity Web discusses classification, regions, habitat, appearance, images, flight and feeding behavior, diet, population history, and threats.

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    Features basic facts, including status, diet, physical appearance, habitat, flocks, adaptations, images, and observations at the zoo.

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