Tick birds…

When I was a kid there were tick birds all over the cattle – egrets in the grass. Then, they disappeared almost entirely when we were farming.

We sat watching this one, and the birds crawling all over him. He kept trying to chase them away…

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This one had a full facial!

Tick birds

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-billed_oxpecker

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8 thoughts on “Tick birds…

  1. Enjoy the last picture. Bless him. decorated with eager birds. Saw a lot in Kruger, Pilanesberg and Marakele when I was there. Nice Frankie xx

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