NON-Mammal Parents and Progeny [ Rules below, they are there to be read and complied with ;) ].

Challenge #23 in the The Company Of Animals series. Hosted by Patchandcrew.
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Any NON-mammal animal species of which one or both parents are pictured with one or more of their offspring. They can be in the wild, or in a wildlife reserve/zoo, or domestic/pet. As with the Mammal parent and progeny challenge as some species share parental duties you dont have to sign in blood that each adult is definitely the parent of the [same species ] youngster they may be pictured with ;)
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Great Egret Family Home
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Papa Great Egret, left, hands off a twig he had just arrived at the nest with to mom for use in the family home as the three youngsters look on.
Submitted: Saturday, 19th February, 2011 16:57 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 28th April, 2010
Focal length: 420 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 400
Notes: Image shot as jpeg with minimal post processing
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