Beach Furniture - Hatchling under chair

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Beach Furniture - Hatchling under chair

Not only does beach furniture confuse nesting females and cause them to false crawl, it also confuses hatchlings, creating another obstacle between the nest and the ocean.


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FWC Facts:
Wood stork nestlings are fully feathered and capable of short flights at about 7-8 weeks of age but are not independent of their parents until they are 9-10 weeks old.

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