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Blended Family

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A family of avocets, a type of long-legged shorebird, adopted this fuzzy baby duckling. The blended family was discovered in wetlands at the Eden Landing…Read More »









Ecological Reserve, part of the massive South Bay Salt Ponds Restoration Project in San Francisco Bay. Here are more adorable baby photos from the bird monitoring effort in the Bay. [Read the full adoption story here.]   Less «
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