Body white brown plumes on wings. Legs yellow. Bill yellow and wide with a flat round tip (spoon-shaped). Body up to 77 cm long.
Yellow-billed Spoonbills feed by placing their bill into shallow water and using a side-ways swaying of the head to search for crustaceans. They usually roost in trees.
Freshwater wetlands and swamps, occasionally saltwater areas.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern