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Alan Peterson

Santa Rosa, CA, United States

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After waiting for about an hour, two Great Egret nestlings receive a feeding from one of their parents. The hungry egret chicks grab at the parent’s head and attempts to shake loose food as it is regurgitated.

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Feeding Time

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A Meal For Great Egret Chicks

Feeding time for Great Egret chicks at Santa Rosa's 9th Street rookery

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