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Mama stilt with baby under wing
Photographer: Meg Puente
Location: Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Story: 
This little stilt sat diligently on her eggs for days, as we watched. Finally, the babies were hatched, and just learned to get around before a heavy rain came and flooded the nest. I had never seen how they crawl up under the parent's wing, leaving lots of extra feet down below!!
Digital Alterations: 
sharpening, dodging, burning, crop
Camera Information: Nikon D300s f/8, 1/640,ISO 500
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