Cape buffalo and cattle egret

Cape buffalo and cattle egret

C002/9900 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) with a cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) sitting on its back. This bird is a type of heron that feeds on ticks, flies and other parasites which it finds on the hides of buffalo and other grazing mammals. The Cape (or African) buffalo is found on the savannahs and woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. It feeds on grasses and other vegetation. Photographed in the Duba Plains, Botswana.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: africa, african buffalo, animal, animal behaviour, biological, biology, bird, botswana, bovid, bovine, bubulcus ibis, buffalo, cape buffalo, cattle egret, duba plains, fauna, herbivore, herbivorous, horn, horned, horns, insectivore, mammal, mutualism, mutualistic, nature, ornithological, ornithology, parasites, parasitic, passerine, perching, south african, syncerus caffer, ticks, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.