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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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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.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Date

August 16, 2014

Place

Manama (Google, OSM)

Description

Cattle Egret seen in the swimming-pool of Movenpick hotel in Manama (Bahrein). Photo taken by Cyrille Le Déaut

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

pbedell

Date

September 3, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

annikaml

Date

September 1, 2014 05:55 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

About 85 of them

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

kokhuitan

Date

April 23, 2005 09:22 PM SGT

Description

Dunearn Road
23Apr05

Breeding plumage

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

taogirl

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

Wave after wave of these flew over, as soon as one was out of sight another one would appear

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

mgrosselet

Date

July 31, 2014

Description

bird on nest

Photos / Sounds

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What

Garza ganadera Bubulcus ibis

Observer

francisco3

Date

August 17, 2014 02:52 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

dfwuw

Date

July 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

connlindajo

Date

August 4, 2014 05:14 PM CDT

Description

Extremely cropped photo. A number of white birds startled me as they flew from stock pond. Assuming they are cattle egrets because of cows grazing in neighbor's pasture. Will check out flight silhouette to verify. Tentative ID ???

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

nvarvel

Date

May 12, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.