I took this picture of this spoonbill in the zoo in Baton Rouge.
They have a large exhibit of water birds including these,
egrets, scarlet ibis,and night herons. When I was there,
many of the birds had built nests, and were sitting on eggs.
It would be fun to go at the time of the year when they all were
I have several competitions to enter this spring, and this is the time of
year I usually start on a couple of show pieces. I am doing this
in colored pencil, and perhaps it will be entered in the CPSA show.
The show is in Florida this summer.