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  • Portuguese
    • Garça-boieira
    • Carraceiro
  • Scientific Names
    • Bubulcus ibis
    • Bulbulcus ibis
  • English
    • Cattle Egret
  • Spanish
    • Garza ganadera
  • French
    • héron garde-boeufs
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • CAEG
  • German
    • Kuhreiher

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

keimwj

Date

October 15, 2010 05:09 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

15 Oct 2010.
Bristol-Myers Squibb-Hopewell, Mercer Co, NJ.
A flock of 7 adults in non-breeding plumage spent the day foraging in and near the cow pasture. Found by Steve Walker.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

March 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

March 12, 2014

Description

very many

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

September 15, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Date

September 21, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

jakob

Date

June 3, 2008

Place

Paramaribo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

csavy

Date

September 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

cattle egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

dreierj

Date

April 18, 1989

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

tnewman

Date

September 23, 2014

Description

200-300 cattle egrets were seen in a herd of Brahma cattle about 0930 on 9/23/14.

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 23, 2014 11:42 AM CDT

Description

Aparición sorpresiva de un grupo de 8 ejemplares de Bubulcus ibis a espaldas de la Secundaria Federico Berrueto, en pleno centro de Saltillo. Disculpen la calidad de imagen, ya que fue tomada con smartphone desde una larga distancia.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

gpstewart

Date

September 21, 2014 07:36 PM CDT

Description

This was part of perhaps 2-3000 cattle egrets that nested on this island earlier in summer and now return each evening to roost,

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

tnewman

Date

September 8, 2014

Place

Mabank TX (Google, OSM)

Description

15-20 Cattle egrets in shallow area of Cedar Creek Reservoir along US-175 W @ 11:40 am. Lat N32.38811; W96.14561.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) is a cosmopolitan species of heron (family Ardeidae) found in the tropics, subtropics and warm temperate zones. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Bubulcus, although some authorities regard its two subspecies as full species, the Western Cattle Egret and the Eastern Cattle Egret. Despite the similarities in plumage to the egrets of the genus Egretta, it is more closely related to the herons of Ardea. Originally native to...

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.