Western Cattle Egret Eating A Lizard

The Western Cattle Egret (Afrikaans name, Veereier) is a common bird, widespread throughout Southern Africa.

The Western Cattle Egrets have a varied diet from feeding off ticks on animals to grasshoppers and even in this instance a lizard. We captured this one at the Strandfontein Sewage Works.

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