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Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis


Habitat: Fields and grassy areas, near lakes or rivers, in swamps, or on small inland or coastal islands

Distribution: All over the world except the poles

Diet: Insects especially grasshoppers, crickets, flies, and moths, spiders, frogs and earthworms

Distinguishing features: White body, short yellow bill, pale orange patches in breeding plumage

02-Nov-2011 Cattle Egret Pic: Rosita Sequeira
Pic: Rosita Sequeira

20-May-2012 Egret in breeding plumage Pic: Harish Mahendrakar
Pic: Harish Mahendrakar

Jun-2010 - photo capture here

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