HACKBERRY, La. — A roseate spoonbill emerged from the tall marsh grass and flapped directly over my head.
Sorry; can’t show you a picture of it. I did take its picture, but the result is a pink blur. The thing about wildlife is that it’s wild and doesn’t like to stay put. And the thing about a point-and-shoot camera is that you point, then say, “Shoot! It moved!” I had a hard time capturing the birds along southwestern Louisiana’s Creole Nature Trail for posterity, but I captured them in my mind’s eye, and that’s what nature trails and preserves are really all about.
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