Roseate Spoonbill

  • Susanna found her spoonbill perfect for catching tadpoles, minnows, and crayfish, but less than perfect for personal grooming . . .

Not Perfect

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Pointy is Better Than Round

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  • The Feather Salon had done a fine job of making KiKi attractive; she had found a fine mate who helped raise this year's brood, but where was he now with the nest empty and she with a hard to reach itch . . .

Empty Nest Syndrome

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  • Eloise wished her deodorant would absorb or dry more quickly--she felt so sticky while waiting . . .


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  • Yvette was thrilled--she made the first cut in the Houston Texans cheerleader tryouts.  Being the only roseate spoonbill, she had not only her natural elegance, but the minority thing going for her . . .

Cheerleader Tryouts

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  • Randy hated this time of the year; the ticks were everywhere.  Unlike the cattle egrets who ate ticks, Randy didn't; in fact he didn't even have a good beak for getting rid of them . . .

Checking for Ticks

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