• Little Egret in the Indian Ocean

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    On our recent walks along Cable Beach checking on the pairs of Pied Oystercatchers that are currently breeding we have often observed a Little Egret. There is only ever one Little Egret and it runs around in the shallows of the Indian Ocean. It appears to be successful at catching small fish. It is quite content running about in quite deep water up to its body. At this time of year the Indian Ocean is generally flat with very few waves. The water is clear and it would be easy for the Little Egret to see the fish that are present.
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