Pretty in Pink

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Pretty in Pink

20.00" H x 17.00" W
Acrylic (Acrylic on MDF)
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Roseate Spoonbill
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 I met this gorgeous showy beauty at Flamingo Gardens in Florida and was amazed by the backlit wing glow she was showing me. Luckily, I captured her on film. I find Spoonbills to be the most interesting birds of their species. No matter how odd looking their head appears, they are still one of the most beautiful birds I've ever seen! 

The roseate spoonbill's bills are that spoon shaped for a reason: to catch more food! They swing them back and forth in the shallow waters around the Gulf of Mexico to catch small fish, crustaceans, and aquatic invertebrates. Some scientists believe that Spoonbills get their pink coloration from the shrimp they eat in plentiful quantities; the shrimp get theirs from ingesting algae that make their own red and yellow pigments, called carotenoids. (Wikipedia)


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Open 20.00" H x 17.00" W $198.00 USD

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