Southern African Birds

 

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  Little Egret

 

Egretta garzetta

(67) 64 cm; 520 g

SEXES  Alike. Black bill, black legs and bright yellow feet (non-br) distinctive.

BR Eyes and legs orange to red.

JUV  Base of bill and lower legs may be greenish.

STATUS  Fairly common resid­ent with some nomadic movements.

HABITAT  Most shallow water bodies.

FOOD  Mainly fish, but also wide range of associated aquatic prey.

CALL  Harsh rattling ggrow.

BR  Monogamous and colonial. Stick nest usually placed over water; br peaks vary regionally.

 

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Egl001

Khwai

Fishing for breakfast

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 600mm f/4 L

 

 

Egl002

Xini Lagoons

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 600mm f/4 L+1.4x Extender

 

 

Egl003

Xini Lagoons

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 600mm f/4 L+1.4x Extender

 

 

Egl004

Nhabe River

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 600mm f/4 L

 

 

 

 

 

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