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Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Pictures and Detail

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Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Pictures and Detail- 
Most of people must have observed Cattle egret birds riding the back of a buffalo or some other animal. Cattle Egret birds are native of Asia, Africa and Europe. We can see these birds, in a wide geographical area other than their native lands because of their rapid growth. Cattle Egret presents an example of a wider natural expansion ever reached by any bird.


Cattle Egret prefers to move along with grazing animals like buffalo because their activities and movements help cattle egret to catch its preys which are mostly insects. There are studies showing that Cattle Egret birds are more successful in catching prey when they are moving along with grazing animals as compared to catching preys alone. 


[Update- 06/09/2016 -  Cattle Egrets are common birds if move out of cities. It is common to find them in the fields, near water bodies or around grazing cattle. Below, You can see the close up of face of an cattle egret whom I meet few day…