Photo: Exquisite egret returns to her chicks

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Our photo of the day comes from St. Augustine, Florida.

When we think of chicks, small fuzzy handfuls of bird may come to mind. Egret chicks? Well that's a different story ... just look at these strapping kids! And for the record, a group of egrets has many names, including a "congregation," a "heronry," an "RSVP," a "skewer," and "wedge" of egrets. Thank you to photographer Christine for this beautiful shot of mom returning to the nest.

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