Like Many Beautiful Things, AMOY Can Be Real Jerks

The incomparable Allison Anholt, formerly of the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ, and currently doing some important work in Cape May,  is one of the smartest people I know.
The incomparable Allison Anholt, formerly of the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ, and currently doing some important work in Cape May, is one of the smartest people I know.
It's good to mimic your heroes. One thing I know about Allison is that, despite being responsible for all sorts of important species of animals, she secretly favors the American Oystercatcher over all other creatures.
One thing I know about Allison is that, despite being responsible for all sorts of important species of animals, she secretly favors the American Oystercatcher over all other creatures.
Allison is always checking in on LBI's AMOY and keeping us up to date about what types of shenanigans T2 is getting himself into during the Winter.
Allison is always checking in on LBI’s AMOY and keeping us up to date about what types of shenanigans T2 is getting himself into during the Winter. And she is always eager to hear any report about our local, Celebrity AMOY like “C0”, “05”, and “09”
American Oystercatcher (AMOY) can be frustratingly difficult to hang around with, but in the end, that is part of their charm.
American Oystercatcher (AMOY) can be frustratingly difficult to hang around with. Put simply, they can be real jerks. But in the end, as I learned from Allison, that is a big part of the secret of their charm.
But they are super whimsical, bizarrely dramatic, and unbearably beautiful.
They are super whimsical, bizarrely dramatic, and unbearably beautiful.
Being off Island can be tough, and our AMOY certainly must miss her this season, despite not showing in any way, shape, or form.
Being off Island can be tough and our AMOY certainly must miss her this season, despite not showing it in any way, shape, or form. Classic AMOY.
So here are a few recent of photos of our local AMOY moving in, pairing up, and getting busy.
But we can be sure she misses them. So here are a few recent of photos of our local AMOY moving in, pairing up, and getting busy this Season.
I am sure the AMOY would want me to share these, in their own jerky, beautiful way.
I am sure the AMOY would want me to share these with Allison, and with everyone, in their own jerky, beautiful way.