Cattle Egrets at their finest

Cattle Egrets are generally rather non-descript little egrets, but their color transformation at this time of year is astonishing!MostĀ remarkable is the way their plain orange-y beaks turn a striking, deep reddish-orange, with vivid purple lores around their eyes!The Cattle Egret’sĀ breeding plumage also highlights their beautiful peach feathers, and they often appear to be wearing spiked […]