In our blog of 24th April, Stewart had visited a breeding colony of Cattle Egrets Bubulcus ibis that was starting up. Now he returned to find thousands of birds in a colony in full swing, from incubating birds, to small juveniles, and others recently fledged.
Incubating adult. Going for a second brood or retrying after a first failure?
feeling the heat - it regularly gets above 40 degrees celsius here!
adult on lookout duties
part of the colony
recently fledged hooligans
adult on guard