Cattle Egret

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Cattle Egrets are a mid sized bird typically found in pasturelands. The name of the cattle egret derives from the unique pratice of riding on the back of cows, waiting patiently for the cow to fightenen insects to move so the egret can abush the insect. These birds are typically found in the pastureland of the santa cruz highlands. With luck, you'll see one standing on the back of a Giant Tortoise.

Fun Fact

Cattle egrets will fly toward smoke from long distances, for the purpsoe of catching insects fleeing a fire. * Migrating Cattle Egrets have been seen hunting migrating warblers.