Egretta intermedia    Yellow-billed Egret  Geelbekwitreier
Yellow-billed Egret
Modimolle, Dec 2015

Erratic visitor. Single birds and small groups have been recorded widely but sparsely in temporarily flooded wetlands associated with rivers. Not known to breed in the Waterberg but in years of high rainfall it does breed nearby on the Nyl floodplain and these are perhaps the source of the area's visitors. Care is needed to distinguish it from the other white egrets – look for the two-tone yellow and black legs.

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