Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
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The cattle egret is often seen in small and large flocks in association with game or cattle. The dry season non-breeding photos above were taken in Morogoro (9-03). The 3rd row breeding photo (golden head, nape and breast) was taken at Lake Nzerakera (11-17), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The other breeding photos were taken at Lake Manyara, Olasiti and Tarangire. Click the left lower photo to see 17 enlargements including birds in flight and a nest.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Chuck Derby, Stuart Webb, Riaan Marais, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 10-07-21