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I was observing a Black-necked Stilt on a nest with one egg in Green Cay Wetlands. The Stilt started to squat, egg coming out, going all the way down in the nest. When it stood up there were two eggs,

I was observing a Black-necked Stilt on a nest with one egg in Green Cay Wetlands. The Stilt started to squat, egg coming out, going all the way down in the nest. When it stood up there were two eggs, one shining with moisture.

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Date Taken: 05.2013
Date Uploaded: 05.2013
Photo Location: Boynton Beach, Florida, United States of America
Camera: PENTAX K-5
Copyright: © Edward Mattis