Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful (Egret)

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Here is an interesting behavior during the courtship of Egrets: … Greeting one another with the abbreviated version of the stretch, the pair will also bow to each other and preen one another’s feathers. The male may then present the female with a stick for the nest, a domestic gesture that symbolizes his acceptance of her as his mate. The female uses this stick to begin a new nest, or add to an old one….The male continues to bring nesting materials to the female until the nest is complete. Read more, click here.

WPC: Graceful

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