Huntington Beach Central Park - Michael Boughey
Great Egret feeding it's chick.

Great Egret feeding it's chick.

To exchange food, the chick grasps the parent's bill in its own. With large chicks like this one, the chicks seem to insist on a tug of war when the parent tries to withdraw.

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