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HIDDEN PAGE:  SWEETWATER  weekend of April 5, 2018

bitterns, gallinules, osprey, limpkins 

A juvenile least bittern traveling by grabbing reeds with its feet (R)

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Juvenile least bittern in swamp (R)

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Juvenile least bittern (R)

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A juvenile least bittern eating a tadpole (Ross)

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A juvenile least bittern elongating its neck (R)

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Juvenile least bittern in flight (R)

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An adult male least bittern hiding amid reeds (R)

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An adult male least bittern (R)

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Wilson's snipe (P)

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Bobolink (P)

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Limpkin in flight through misty swamp (R)

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A mother limpkin, camouflaged against marsh reeds, sitting on her hidden nest (P)

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A boat-tailed grackle cavorting over the marsh (P)

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A purple gallinule (P)

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Purple gallinule peering from nest hidden in swamp vegetation

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Face of purple gallinule chick (P)

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Purple gallinule chick (P)

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Mother gallinule feeding chick (P)

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Face of little blue heron (P)

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Great blue heron with fish (P)

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An osprey carrying a branch to its nest (R)

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A female osprey guarding her chicks (P)

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Osprey with chicks (P)

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Osprey & chick (R)

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Osprey & chick (R)

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Osprey & chicks (P)

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Mother osprey shielding her chicks from the sun with her wings (P)

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Mother osprey lifting her wings to protect her chicks (P)

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Mother osprey and chick on nest (R)

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Osprey chicks in nest (R)

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Osprey chick in nest (R)

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