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    • 황로
  • Italian
    • Airone guardabuoi
  • Catalan
    • Esplugabous
  • Scientific Names
    • Bubulcus ibis
    • Ardea ibis
    • Bulbulcus ibis
  • English
    • Cattle Egret
    • Western Cattle Egret
  • Belarusian
    • Чапля егіпецкая
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • CAEG
  • German
    • Kuhreiher
  • Portuguese
    • Carraceiro
    • Garça-boieira
  • Spanish
    • Garza ganadera
  • French
    • Héron garde-boeufs
  • Hebrew
    • אנפית בקר
  • Russian
    • Египетская цапля

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

jadonald

Date

July 24, 2012 11:36 AM AEST

Description

Cattle egrets travelling on the backs of the buffalo herd

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

allopatry

Date

August 13, 2016 12:25 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

zooga1961

Date

August 23, 2016

Description

fledgling on the ground out of the nest. not sure it could fly. It tried to fly but was only able to tilt forward on its face.
It ended up walking away.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

ouroborose

Date

August 25, 2016 09:32 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

vu2

Date

August 25, 2016 09:32 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

caqalai

Date

August 23, 2016 12:12 PM NZST

Description

The water buffalo with attendant egrets were in a paddock beside some paddy fields near the Pondok Kaladi guesthouse

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

August 21, 2016 06:41 PM HST

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No photos or sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

August 23, 2016 10:43 AM HST

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No photos or sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

August 22, 2016 06:35 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

rachelv

Date

August 15, 2016 12:41 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

August 9, 2016 06:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

jackmorley

Date

August 24, 2016 09:42 AM EDT

Description

Very confident. Not afraid to approach us

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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.
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