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Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)



Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Flock of Cattle Egret, Botswana Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Class: Aves
Family: Ardeidae
Common Name: Cattle Egret
Genus: Bubulcus
Species Name: ibis

About The Cattle Egret

The cattle egret, due to its great range expansion in association with cattle ranching, has become a true 'cosmopolitan' species. It occurs in North America, generally not in the west or far north; and Eurasia, though usually not in the east. It also inhabits Africa, Australia and parts of South America. Cattle egret are native to Africa and southern Spain. (Hancock and Elliott, 1978)

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Introduced ); palearctic (Introduced , Native ); oriental (Introduced ); ethiopian (Introduced , Native ); neotropical (Introduced ); australian (Introduced ); oceanic islands (Introduced )

Other Geographic Terms: cosmopolitan



Rights Holder: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Bibliographic Citation: Ivory, A. 2000. "Bubulcus ibis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link

Trips Where Observed

Africa: Eastern and Southern
Africa: Egypt and Ethiopia
Around The World in 66 Days
Brazil
China Solar Eclipse
Dominican Republic
Eastern Australia
Ecuador
Galapagos Islands
Hawaii, Big Island
Hawaii, Kauai
India
Indonesia
Kenya Solar Eclipse
Madagascar
Mexico to Panama
Mexico, Baja California Sur
Mexico, Nayarit
Mexico, Veracruz
Panama
Peru
Puerto Rico
Texas
Uganda and stops between

Member Lifelists

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Ecuador
Galapagos Islands
Hawaii
India
Mexico
New Jersey
North America
South America
United States
World

Sites Where Observed

Location
Date
Notes
11/11/2006
12/20/2006
6/13/2007
Near airport
10/10/2007
2/25/2008
In horse paddock, not 100% sure.
7/15/2011
1/29/2013
11/1/2013
2/28/2016
3/7/2016
3/9/2016
3/15/2016
9/7/2016
1/14/2017
10/31/2017

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