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Monday, July 06, 2009

Cattle Egret

A Cattle Egret riding on a buffalo's back. They are always loitering around herds of cow or buffalo by picking out preys disturbed by the grazing animal. A very successful strategy called commensalism for the Cattle Egret.


2 comments:

Kelly said...

...such a cool photo. Seeing the Cattle Egret hitching a ride is fabulous...especially tuck in among the greenery!

Tabib said...

Very good documentation of Bangau Kerbau. I have seen a lot of kerbau but not this Cattle Egret.