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Call-ahead seating 362 239-472-0303, lighthousecafe.com MATZALUNA Well-Smoked Italian. Five Gorgonzola, ricotta, spinach wood-fired pizzas. Fresh pastas, seafood veal menu. 1200 239-472-1998, matzaluna.net NORMANDIE Indulge Yourself. 70 Lets nice cake --Audrey Hepburn lunch Bananaberry Toast Omelet among breakfast favorites served Colombian artisan whole-leaf teas. Relax cafes old-world Curry Chicken Salad Pressed Cuban Sandwich lunch. island flair, B, L, D, SB, BW, C, R 33957, 239472-1541 310, normandierestaurant.com. GRILL Color. 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Traders emporium Tuesday Thursday evenings guitarist Danny Morgan, icon. gumbo, pan-seared macadamiaencrusted grouper. 1551 239-472-7242, traderssanibel.com 74 T2 BISTRO Favorite. Opened Bar dishes, tacos savory flatbreads, coastalinspired classics. rotating craft draft beer selection, list envy Floridian dcor. seating, lunch, anytime between. 2340 239-558-8919, T2traders.com CANTINA Nacho Madres Mexican. inside, serape colors, piatas, terra-tiled floors adobe-style walls subtly suggest south border. 14970 239-472-0248, captivaislandinn.com CROWS NEST Great Food, Fun appetizers, chicken wings always-popular spinach-and-artichoke dip, entrees Saltimbocca, sage leaves, lemon prosciutto-wrapped linguine. Live excitement keeps room hopping. 423, crowsnest-captiva.com. 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However, readers detailed andor reservations visiting establishments. 82 PERFECT HIDEOUT Finding evading villains old-style motel distract hurricane season. good, easy-going Newcomer, Mary Kay Andrews. True, murder. hooked get-go. gentle dog-paddle satisfying conclusion. likable heroine adorable four-year-old niece, heroic interest, mother figure, eccentric supporting characters despicable villains. converge charming throwback mom-and-pop near Pete. Murmuring Surf Motel sort deserves. Letty Carnahan flees finding secretive sisters fashionable apartment. faded dead belongings points town. grabs niece runs. job, eventually makeshift motel, trying solve herself prime suspects. murderer ex-boyfriend, Evan, justice. Evan crooked estate tycoon rings warning evil adversary. Rooney, lurking news happens son Surfs cop, falls Letty. scenes her. undercover FBI agent arrives scene, down, threatening arrest cooperate. Sprinkled mishmash grumpy good-hearted snowbirds inhabit upon Letty, newcomer, suspicion. queen reads, reputation. headed ending, suspense pages. appearing authors Patti Callahan Kristy Woodson Harvey pm. info, macintoshbooks.com. WILLIAM COX Threatened habitat scrub jay upperparts, gray back, underparts, blue-gray streaked breast, throat, whitish forehead eye-ear patch. long. sexually mature age, though females percent offspring. Sexual vigor peaks remains 14. monogamous. Breeding pairs normally clutch breeding unit size three, nonbreeding helper. units helpers. helpers nestlings defend territories yield year. courtship male hops female arc tail fanned dragging sometimes gently nibbles toes. Copulation infrequent secretive. averages sometime March June. oaks preferred nesting, myrtle selected. nest edge clump dense shrub. diameter istorically, Aphelocoma coerulescens scattered associated fragmented habitat. exists destruction fire suppression, suburban development, citrus conversion agriculture operations. states endangered habitat, land development. recovery plants animals depends actions residents visitors. jays current subpopulations northern County northward Clay County. estimated 7,000 11,000 birds, mostly Merritt Refuge Brevard County, Ocala Forest uplands north west Lake Okeechobee. U.S. Fish Service federally listed threatened 1987. Commission 1972, upgraded status in1975. specific, requiring bare sand. Taller vegetation turkey pine consist canopy cover suitable well-drained fine, siliceous deposited Pleistocene sealevel comprising Chapman oak, oak. Other pine, rosemary, palmetto, crookedwood silk bay. scrubs categorized scrubby flatwoods. twigs lined sabal palmetto fibers. sexes build young, incubating brooding. Clutch greenish, brown-spotted eggs, incubation Fledging 12-25 Predators eastern coachwhip indigo snakes. Raptors bobcats prey adults. omnivore, plant material. Examples acorns, seeds, fruits, spiders, ants, wasps, grasshoppers beetles. reptiles, amphibians nestlings. spends considerable December eating caching acorns Territory nonmigratory persist defined defended acres, density ranges acres. observe jays, mentioned, Archbold Biological Station Placid, Canaveral Space Force Station, Spring Park, Jonathan Dickinson Oscar Scherer Park. mid-morning nesting Recovery species learning facilities manage bird. Cox ecologist williamrcoxphotography.com. 85 CAPT. 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