The Cattle Egret is a small heron, usually found near grazing mammals. This stocky white heron has yellow / orange plumes on its head and neck during breeding season. Juveniles and adults in non-breeding plumage are pure white with dark legs. The world’s species distribution has greatly increased during the twentieth century. Proliferation of the cattle egret is spread over Africa, India, the Americas, Southeast Asia, Australia, Spain, Portugal, Southern France, Turkey and Israel.