Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usSat, 28 May 2016 14:04:30 EDTSat, 28 May 2016 14:04:30 EDT Sanibel: American oystercatcher, mangrove cuckoo difficult to spot Oystercatcher An unmistakable bird, both for its distinctive coloration and its large red bill, the American oystercatcher can be a difficult bird to locate on Sanibel and Captiva.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhat's Blooming in Paradise: Royal poinciana can reach 50 feet in height Subject: Royal Poinciana Tree (Delonix regia) First impression: Four vibrant, deep orange long frilly petals that remind me of fancy sugar spoons. A larger fifth petal is colored in white, yellow with dark orange spot.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTPoetic License: Cucaracha, burning bright, burning bright In the tenements of night, What primeval force or essence Doomed you to dwell in dark putrescence? From the basement of what mind Did you escape to wander blind In darkness filled with crumbs and stain To flit...Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: District Conference highlights club accomplishments Friday, May 13, Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club got to take a little vacation, not really, but we did cross the causeway and take part in the Rotary #6960 District Conference at Sanibel Harbour Marriot Resort and Spa.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: What would you have done? had the good fortune recently of taking a few days off to "change the scenery," what many might call a short vacation.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT