Red-Billed Oxpecker Searching for Parasites on a Giraffe
Written by Peter Chadwick, African Conservation Photographer
A red-billed oxpeckker clambers across the neck of a giraffe in search of external parasites. The oxpecker will also pick at any sores on the giraffe to feed on the blood. Hluhluwe iMfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.