3.31.2006

What Cappy Sees Outside His 'Office' Window.

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One of the crew, in yellow rain slicker, holding of for dear life, doing his job, out in the middle of a huge bay during rough weather.
These are 'Spooned-Billed Rosettes'. They, as do Flamingos, get their color from eating shrimp. Their bills are narrow, but at the end, they flange out like the shape of a spoon. They whisk their heads sideways, back and forth in the water, scooping for whatever is on the menu that they like that day.


The city of New Olreans as seen from Cappy's tugboat in the Mississippi River, pre-Katrina.
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