Egrets enjoy feast during spring ploughing in S China

April is an important month for agriculture as the weather turns warm and humid, farmers from every part of China become busy with spring ploughing.

In the Shigu Town of Maoming City, south China's Guangdong Province, flocks of egrets were attracted by the worms that were brought by the machines for spring work, and even stayed in the field waiting for a feast.

Such a beautiful scenery has attracted many photographers. According to one, the numbers of egrets that fly to Maoming City has been on the rise every year due to the improvement of local environment and increased public awareness about wildlife protection.

(Cover image via VCG)

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