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The African Spoonbill is a shy and alert bird.  It is usually silent, except for an occasional grunt when alarmed. It searches for its food in shallow waters by swinging its open bill from side to side. Its bill acts as a scythe (hooked tool) to catch its food.

The African Spoonbill is a shy and alert bird. It is usually silent, except for an occasional grunt when alarmed. It searches for its food in shallow waters by swinging its open bill from side to side. Its bill acts as a scythe (hooked tool) to catch its food.

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Keywords:
Spoonbill
feeding
habits
bill
shy
Kenya
safari
East Africa
African
savannah
marshes
nature
Amboseli
Rift Valley Province