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Royal Excitement BI236563

The royal spoonbill is a species of waterbird that inhabits wetlands and shallow coastal lagoons in Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the South Pacific region. During the breeding season, male spoonbills engage in an elaborate courtship display to attract female mates. One of the prominent features of this display is the male's plumed crest feathers, which are erected and tossed back and forth in a dramatic fashion. This display is thought to be a way for males to demonstrate their fitness and attract females with their impressive plumage. Once a pair has formed, the male spoonbill will continue to display to his mate to reinforce their bond throughout the breeding season.
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The royal spoonbill is a species of waterbird that inhabits wetlands and shallow coastal lagoons in Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the South Pacific region. During the breeding season, male spoonbills engage in an elaborate courtship display to attract female mates. One of the prominent features of this display is the male's plumed crest feathers, which are erected and tossed back and forth in a dramatic fashion. This display is thought to be a way for males to demonstrate their fitness and attract females with their impressive plumage. Once a pair has formed, the male spoonbill will continue to display to his mate to reinforce their bond throughout the breeding season.