African Spoonbill occurs in sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar and Yemen. The numbers are currently stable. The major threat is habitat destruction, especially in Madagascar.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Pelecaniformes – pelicans and relatives
■ Family Threskiornithidae – ibises and spoonbills
■ Species Platalea alba – African Spoonbill