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Cattle egret

Koh Samui, Thailand

The cattle egret is usually found with cattle and other large grazing and browsing animals, and
catches small creatures disturbed by the mammals. It is a stocky white bird adorned with buff plumes
in the breeding season as you can see in this photo.

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Bubulcus
Species: Bubulcus ibis

Nikon D300 ,Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG APO OS HSM
1/640s f/8.0 at 400.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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