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„Cattle Egret“

from the gallery of Steev Stamford
Description:

The Cattle Egret - Ardeola ibis is so called because it can often be seen in close proximity to cattle and other large mammals where it benefits from insects and small prey disturbed by them. It also harvest ticks and mites directly from cattle and can often be seen hitching a ride as it does so.

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