Great Egret with Chicks

Great Egret Chicks: Three New Rookery Residents

Great Egret chicks are continuing to hatch around the rookery and these are three of the youngest I saw on Tuesday.

Great Egret with Chicks
Great Egret with Chicks

Clearly not very strong, these chicks were moving around and interacting with each other: poking, chewing, and leaning on each other.

Great Egret with Chicks
Great Egret with Chicks

At this age they aren’t active for very long at a time and one of them, probably the youngest, flopped over on his side well before the other two.

Great Egret with Chicks
Great Egret with Chicks

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