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Pic: CotswoldHousePhotography/BNPS<br />
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Keepers are celebrating after the first flamingo chicks were born at a bird park for a decade.<br />
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The adorable pair hatched out at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water in the Cotswolds, and they could soon have company as another five eggs have been laid.<br />
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They are being cared for by doting adult flamingos who take turns to sit on nests fashioned out of mud and sticks on an island in the middle of a lake.<br />
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The greater flamingo is the most common and largest member of the flamingo family.<br />
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Fully grown adult male birds can measure 6ft and the typical lifespan for the bird in captivity is 60 years.