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Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis )
Description Photograph (click on the image to increase it) Various
A little smaller than an little egret, the plumage is white with an ochre task on the head. The beak is short and yellow. Little shy. Cattle Egret Rather sedentary, sort of African origin. Often in the presence of the cattle, it perch on their back to catch the parasites.
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Habitat  : Lakes, banks, meadows where are the big wild mammals in Africa or the cattle in Europe. More and more numerous in camargue.
Food  : Insects, mollusks, frogs.
Size  :17.73 inch (45-50 cm) Weight  : 300-400g Wing span : 32.308 inch (82-95 cm)
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