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The Eurasian spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) belongs to the family Threskiornithidae under the order Pelecaniformes.

Eurasian spoonbill taxonomy

The Threskiornithidae is the family of the ibises and the spoonbills.

The family Threskiornithidae was first introduced by Charles Wallace Richmond (December 31, 1868 – May 19, 1932), an American ornithologist, in the year 1917.

The family Threskiornithidae is comprised of two subfamilies, the Threskiornithinae and the Plataleinae. The subfamily Plataleinae was first described by Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte, in the year 1838.

The subfamily Plataleinae comprises only one genus Platalea. The genus Platalea was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The genus Platalea comprises six species, viz., P. minor, P. regia, P. flavipes, P. alba, P. ajaja and P. leucorodia. The species P. leucorodia is polytypic.

The species Platalea leucorodia was first described by Carl Linnaeus in the year 1758.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Platalea leucorodia
Species:P. leucorodia
Genus:Platalea
Subfamily:-
Family:Threskiornithidae
Order:Pelecaniformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
1.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Artemy Voikhansky


Platalea leucorodia
2.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Andreas Trepte, www.photo-natur.net

Platalea leucorodia
3.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Creando

Platalea leucorodia
4.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Angelo Rossi

Platalea leucorodia
5.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Juan Emilio

Platalea leucorodia
6.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Tozeramos57

Platalea leucorodia
7.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Davidvraju

Platalea leucorodia
8.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Ian Kirk

Platalea leucorodia
9.Eurasian spoonbill - Platalea leucorodia
Image by Juan Emilio
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1.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Artemy Voikhansky | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/28/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eurasian_Spoonbill-2.jpg (cropped)
Author: Andreas Trepte, www.photo-natur.net | License: CC BY-SA 2.5 as on 7/28/18
3.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Loeffler.jpg (cropped)
Author: Creandot | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/28/18
4.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rougenair/474293930/ (cropped)
Author: Angelo Rossi | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/28/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/juan_e/6847740268/ (cropped)
Author: Juan Emilio | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/28/18
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coelheiro.jpg (cropped)
Author: Tozeramos57 | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/28/18
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Davidraju_IMG_4918.jpg (cropped)
Author: Davidvraju | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/28/18
8.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Platalea_leucorodia_-Holes_Bay,_Poole,_Dorset,_England-8.jpg (cropped)
Author: Ian Kirk | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/28/18
9.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/juan_e/6993875667/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Juan Emilio | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/28/18
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