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Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Date

August 30, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

fm5050

Date

August 29, 2015 09:58 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Terrapin Beach Natural Area, MD August 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

tnewman

Date

August 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

tnewman

Date

August 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

 mg 5475

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

August 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

fm5050

Date

August 22, 2015 09:45 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Terrapin Beach Park, NWR August 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Date

August 28, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917, San Juan del Río. Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

panza_rayada

Date

December 2, 2011 12:45 PM CST

Description

Bubulcus ibis
Cattle Egret
Xicotepec de Juárez
Puebla
México

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

zooga1961

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

early morning hike at USACE Overlook at Joe Pool Lake

I observed this heron .too small to be a great egret. I was thinking maybe an immature snowy egret ?

look at the legs close up.. they appear to have black horizontal stripes?

and the beak appears to have a black tip

in one photo you can see the foot which could be black or maybe a trick of the light

i took a photo of him near the no trespassing sign

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

eolanp

Date

May 1, 2015 06:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

arturogma

Date

August 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis ssp. coromandus

Observer

chuckd

Date

August 23, 2015
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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.