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Old Aug 4, 2009, 3:58 PM   #1
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The snail kite chicks are now flying. Not very well, or far from nest. I could not get the best photos, too far away. Not actually in flight but I thought I would update the story.


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Old Aug 4, 2009, 5:36 PM   #2
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Aren't those little ones so "adorable!" Great shots!!
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Old Aug 4, 2009, 9:58 PM   #3
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The second one looks like the chick is hanging on for dear life, rather than trust it's wings. Cute!
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Wonderful to hear, isn't nature amazing. Thanks for sharing.


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They obviously recovered from the man handling. Looks like they are well on their way to finding snails!

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Old Aug 6, 2009, 10:18 AM   #6
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Thanks for the update. I'd been wondering if you'd been keeping tabs on them.

That second one looks like it may have decided it doesn't like being a bird.

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