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Roseate Spoonbill
Platalea ajaja (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Threskiornithidae
Genus:
  Platalea

Scientific:
  Platalea ajaja

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.140

Protonym:
  Platalea Ajaja

Avibase ID:
  70924157EB774F64

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174941

Geographic range:

  • Platalea ajaja: S US to n Argentina, Brazil and West Indies
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Roseate Spoonbill
Czech:
  kolpík růžový
German:
  Rosalöffler
Danish:
  Rosaskestork
Spanish:
  Espátula Rosada
Finnish:
  ruusukapustahaikara
French:
  Spatule rosée
Icelandic:
  Roseate Spoonbill
Italian:
  Spatola rosata
Japanese:
  beniherasagi
Japanese:
  ベニヘラサギ
Dutch:
  Rode Lepelaar
Norwegian:
  Rosenskjestork
Polish:
  warzecha rózowa
Portuguese:
  Colhereiro or ajajá
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Colhereiro
Russian:
  Розовая колпица
Slovak:
  lyžičiar ružový
Swedish:
  rosenskedstork
Chinese:
  粉红琵鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaja ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Spatule rosée ( Ajaia ajaja)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Spatule rosée ( Ajaia ajaja)
Clements 1st edition:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Clements 4th edition:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements, version 2015:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Clements, version 2016:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
eBird version 1.50:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
eBird version 1.52:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
eBird version 1.53:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
eBird version 1.54:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
eBird version 1.55:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
eBird version 2015:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
eBird version 2016:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
James Lee Peters:
    Platalea ajaja
James Lee Peters (original):
    Ajaia ajaja
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Platalea ajaja
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Ajaia ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Roseate Spoonbill ( Platalea ajaja)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ajaia ajaja
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Platalea ajaja

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Becplaner rosat
Czech: Kolpík ružový, kolpík růžový
Danish: Rosaskestork
German: Rosalöffler, Roslöffler
English: Roseate Spoonbill
Spanish: chocolatera, Cuchareta, Espátula, Espatula Rosada, Espátula Rosada, Espátula Rosoda, Flamenco, Pico de cuchara o garza rosada, Seviya
Spanish (Argentine): Espátula rosada
Spanish (Chile): Espátula
Spanish (Colombia): Espátula, Espátula Rosada
Spanish (Costa Rica): Espatula Rosada
Spanish (Cuba): Seviya
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Cuchareta
Spanish (Honduras): Flamenco, Pico de cuchara o garza rosada
Spanish (Mexico): chocolatera, Espátula Rosada
Spanish (Nicaragua): Espátula Rosada
Spanish (Peru): Espátula Rosada
Spanish (Paraguay): Espátula rosada
Spanish (Uruguay): Espátula rosada, Espátula Rosoda
Spanish (Venezuela): Garza Paleta
Estonian: roosa-luitsnokkiibis
Finnish: Ruusukapustahaikara
French: Spatule rose, Spatule rosée
Irish: Leitheadach rósach
Guarani: Ajajai, Guyratî pytâ
Haitian Creole French: Espatil
Hebrew: כפן אמריקאי
Hungarian: rózsás kanalasgém
Italian: Ajaia, Spatola rosa, Spatola rosata
Japanese: beniherasagi
Japanese: ベニヘラサギ
Latin: Ajaia ajaia, Ajaia ajaja, Ajaja ajaja, Platalea ajaja
Lithuanian: Rausvoji girnovė
Latvian: sārtais karošknābis
Dutch: Rode Lepelaar
Norwegian: Rosenskjestork
Polish: warzecha rózowa, warzęcha różowa
Portuguese: aiaia, ajaja, ajajá, colhereiro, Colhereiro or ajajá, colhereiro-americano, Colhereiro-rosado
Portuguese (Brazil): aiaia, ajaja, Colhereiro, colhereiro-americano
Russian: алая колпица, Колпица розовая, Розовая Колпица
Slovak: lyžičiar ružový
Swedish: Rosenskedstork
Turkish: Pembe Kaşıkçı
Chinese: 粉红琵鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 粉紅琵鷺

 

         

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