[image-1]Join Coastal Expeditions this Sun. Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for a special boat cruise to Bulls Island. The special part? Other than the usual glories of nature, this particular tour to the south end of the island should feature some pretty special creatures — pink birds to be exact. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for kids under 12. You can book online.

The trip was inspired by Coastal Expeditions’ Captain Chris Crolley’s sighting of a flock of 38 Roseate Spoonbills that he saw this week. And yes, like flamingos, the spoonbill’s pink color comes from the food it eats. In addition to searching for this fabulous flock, be sure to keep your eyes open for a wide assortment of shells which have collected on the shore following recent storms.

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