Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) seen on buffalo. Botswana.
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides).
Little egret (Egretta garzetta). Botswana.
Yellow-billed Egret (Ardea brachyrhyncha). This is the only photo I managed so hope the identification is correct. Botswana.
Red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) on a giraffe. They feed almost exclusively on ticks or insects collected from the skin of large African mammals. See notes below on the Yellow-billed oxpecker. KwaZulu-Natal...
Red-billed on a wildebeest. Botswana...
As above on an Impala. KwaZulu-Natal.
The yellow-billed oxpecker, (Buphagus africanus), is from the starling and myna family. It feeds exclusively from the backs of large mammals, eating ticks and insects on their hides. It is good for the animals and provides food for the birds, a win-win arrangement as with the cattle egrets.!
The red-billed spurfowl (Pternistis adspersus), also known as the red-billed francolin. Botswana.
The spur-winged goose (Plectropterus gambensis). Botswana.
The red-billed teal or red-billed duck (Anas erythrorhyncha).