Spoon Fed


This tiny Spoon-billed Sandpiper chick is the only species of bird born with a spoon shaped beak (thank you BirdLife International).

Via BuzzFeed


  1. Fuzzy blorpness is here to feed you your medicine.

  2. Your comment is win!

  3. Kari Callin says:

    Make. My. Day. ;)

  4. If his spoon beak was silver he could star in that old sitcom with Ricky Schroder.

  5. I am dying to flick that sleepy out of his right eye.

  6. I can’t help but bow down to that evil look he has going on.

  7. Bow down and help save his kind from extinction! http://www.saving-spoon-billed-sandpiper.com/ donate to save these cute little birds!

  8. slurpee-ready

  9. “I’m not happy about this” :D

  10. Not impressed until I see a bill shaped like a spork… :D

  11. *books next available flight/ ticket to the beach areas of Russia or Myanmar…*

    *pokes a few airholes into an empty suitcase for the return trip….*

  12. While your there you can donate to help save the Spoon-billed Sandpiper from extinction! (You don’t actually have to go there either) http://www.saving-spoon-billed-sandpiper.com/

  13. Okay. How does that bill even work? I wanna see a pic with it’s mouth open.

  14. Lots of info about these cute birds here: http://www.saving-spoon-billed-sandpiper.com/ They’re really endangered! And you can help save them by donating!

  15. That little sandpiper is just adorable, but he’s not the only type of bird born with a spoon-shaped bill. Check out Spoonbill on Wikipedia: “Spoonbills are a group of large, long legged wading birds in the family Threskiornithidae, which also includes ibises.”

  16. Oh my goodness I just lurve Spoon-billed Sandpipers <3

    They're actually critically endangered from habitat loss and hunting. These people are working to save them: http://www.saving-spoon-billed-sandpiper.com/

    You can help these adorable birds out by donating to Save the Spoon-billed Sandpiper!!!


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