Posts Tagged ‘Roseate Spoonbills’

Roseate Spoonbills at the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, Florida c 2012. By Eileen Goldfinger ©

Roseate Spoonbills. Morning at the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, Southwest Florida. By Eileen Goldfinger  2016.


EDVARD GRIEG.   Peer Gynt “Morning.”  By the Royal Tuscany Orchestra.


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Skidaway Island. Savannah, Georgia by Island photographer Fitzclarke. ©

We have friends who live on Skidaway Island off Savannah, Georgia.   The island is a habitat for migrating birds including the Roseate Spoonbill.  This beautiful bird breeds in South America, but we have seen them at the Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve on Sanibel Island off the southwest Gulf Coast in Florida.  This gorgeous image of the Roseate was obtained by a Skidaway photographer and shared with us on Blogfinger.

JON BRION wrote the soundtrack for the movie Lady Bird which won many major awards including an Academy nomination for best picture.  This is a wonderful film, especially if you like movies about relationships, in this case between a high school girl about to go to college and her mother.


The main theme (below) is also called “Lady Bird.”



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Roseate spoonbills at the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge in Ft. Myers, Fla. Paul Goldfinger photograph. Click to enlarge. April, 2020.©


GILLIAN WELCH AND ALLISON  KRAUSS:  “I’ll Fly Away” is from the soundtrack of the movie O Brother Where Art Thou.


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Roseate Spoonbills.  Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve. Sanibel Island, Fla. CLICK to enlarge. January 2019. Paul Goldfinger ©


Here is a BF link.  Eileen Goldfinger photographs them in flight:

Roseates in flight


SUSAN BOYLE  “How Great Thou Art” from her album  I Dreamed a Dream.


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