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Five Babies.......D800

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Five baby roseate spoonbills share this nursery. Actually, there was a sixth baby about two feet to left of these. I'm sure they were a mix from two nests. It seemed that the birds were all getting fed. The adults came in regularly and I couldn't tell one adult from another, because I didn't know the individual birds. There is one fairly easy way to ID individual birds. That is the coloration of the black band/area on their head.....each has a different pattern that is unique to each bird. This is a very early morning shot with fairly low light.

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Taken on June 22, 2012