cattle egret

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Synonyms for cattle egret

small white egret widely distributed in warm regions often found around grazing animals

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Growth and development of temperature regulation in nestling cattle egrets.
There are a few obvious differences, the cattle egret having a largely yellow and shorter bill, while it also lacks the little egret's yellow feet.
It may be said that Cattle egret is an insectivorous bird and take food from the agricultural fields in surroundings of study sites.
rear Blue Heron 5 15 12 Cattle Egret 0 4 0 White-faced Ibis 11 0 0 American (nor 92 28 88 Sandhill Crane 0 4249 4132 Killdeer 4 0 0 Semipalmatcd Plover 0 5 3 Black-necked Stilt 10 2 0 American Avocet 460 459 372 Solitary Sandpiper 0 4 0 Spotted Sandpiper 0 0 0 Long-billed Curlew 671 1805 829 Generic sandpiper 2916 703 660 Long-billed Dowitcher 0 3 22 Wilson's Phalarope 0 0 0 Laughing Gull 2 2 0 Ring-billed Gull 182 188 228 Herring Gull 0 0 0 Unidentified Gull 0 0 0 Caspian Tern 0 4 0 Total 8492 21.
There are only few reports of crested caracara hunting waterbirds white ibis (Eudocimus albus; weight 750-1050 g; Bent 1938), cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis; weight 270512 g; Layne et al.
In order to recognize individually all sampled nests of Little Egret and Cattle Egret, we marked each one by a small numbred wooden label (placed below).
The campus now accommodates various birds including Cattle Egret, Bald Eagle, Wood Stork, White Ibis and Flamingo.
4 Black-tailed Native-hen Gallinula ventralis Blue Billed Duck Oxyura australis Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Chestnut Teal Anas castanea 33 148.
Mr Worthy explained that it was not uncommon for birds from Australia to move to New Zealand, pointing to the Mallard duck, branded dotterel and cattle egret as samples of species that regularly fly between the two countries.
In the present study, we examined the role of different habitat components and their relationship with microhabitat use by three species of egret: Cocoi heron (Ardea cocoi), Great egret (Ardea alba), and Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis), in wetlands of southern Brazil.
2013: Breeding success of Black crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) and Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) (Aves: Ardeidae) in relation to nest height in the South Caspian Sea.
A cattle egret was spotted at a pig farm in St Johnston, Co Donegal, and sparked wild excitement among twitchers.
Thus Eastern Cattle Egret has only been recorded 6 times in Oman, always in the south, and never in the Musandam area.