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The roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), known in Brazil as colhereiro or colhereiro-rosado.. The roseate spoonbill's pink color is diet-derived, consisting of the carotenoid pigment canthaxanthin. "Spoonbill" is an allusion to its beak, which is shaped like a spoon. Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil.