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egret chicks on nest

egret chicks on nest

Plumed egret chicks, Ardea intermedia, on nest IMG 7482 - Egrets roost in large numbers in the botanic gardens in the Queensland city of Bundaberg, and with its extensive network of natural lakes, it's an ideal spot for them to breed. These chicks, sitting in their nest of jumbled sticks, were excitedly awaiting the arrival of a parent who would undoubtedly bring food for its ravenous offspring.

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