Flamingos flock to North Wenatchee Avenue.
Tucker had served as president of the board, and he had a fondness for these long-legged wading birds.
Though they usually prefer to collect in warm sub-tropical climates with brackish waters, they have chosen to winter in the Wenatchee area in order to add certain nutrients to their diet. Norlnally pink in color because they feed on shrimp and plankton, in the Wenatchee area, the birds are said to be after the elusive "greenbacks", and will roost at certain businesses hoping to attain at least a few of these to supplement their diet. No word yet on whether or not this will affect their color. Perhaps if they eat enough greenbacks ...
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|Title Annotation:||THE BUZZ: TIPS, RUMORS AND MISCELLANEOUS PIECES OF BUSINESS INFORMATION|
|Publication:||Wenatchee Business Journal|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Oct 1, 2007|
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