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nesting egrets in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
July 18, 2013

Nesting Egrets, Myrtle Beach

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Spring is nesting season for egrets along South Carolina's waterways. The area's wetlands also attract ospreys, white ibises, wood storks, and other birds.

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Photograph by Oskar Neuhold, National Geographic Your Shot
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