The Spoonbills are very closely related to the Ibises but they are less conspicuously schizorhinal. There is only one genus, Platalea, of which one species is found in India.
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
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