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  • Portuguese
    • 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

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 9, 2012

Place

Hanuma Bay (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 8, 2012

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 6, 2012

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 5, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egrets Bubulcus ibis

Observer

dwboston

Date

July 23, 2014 05:35 PM CDT

Description

Driving home today, I noticed this tree in the distance with several (17 in the photo) cattle egrets perched in it.

07/23/2014, 5:35 PM
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 1/250 sec, f/8, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 400 (auto), Exp comp 0

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

paufortuno

Date

July 23, 2014 06:02 PM CEST

Description

Esplugabous

Photos / Sounds

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What

CAEG Bubulcus ibis

Observer

zcota

Date

July 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

dwboston

Date

July 17, 2014 08:03 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seems like these guys are all that I'm photographing lately ...

07/17/2014, 8:03 AM
Canon EOS 7D, 1/1250 sec, f/8, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 3200 (auto), Exp comp 0

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

dwboston

Date

July 17, 2014 08:31 AM CDT

Description

07/17/2014, 8:31 AM
Canon EOS 7D, 1/1600 sec, f/8, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 3200 (auto), Exp comp 0

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

botanygirl

Date

May 24, 2014 02:31 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

CAEG Bubulcus ibis

Observer

zcota

Date

July 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

gpstewart

Date

July 14, 2011 12:23 PM CDT
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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.