Body white with black legs. Bill black and wide with a flat round tip (spoon-shaped). Body up to 77 cm long.
Royal Spoonbills feed with by placing their bill into shallow water and using a side-ways swaying of the head to search for crustaceans.
Freshwater wetlands and swamps, and saltwater or brackish coastal areas.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Vulnerable
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern