Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Bubulcus
Family: Ardeidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
ibis
NOTES

The smallest of the white egrets to 54 cm. It has a short neck and thick bill. A gregarious bird which lives mainly on small invertebrates. Generally follows stock around looking for ticks. Nests colonially.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A white bird distinguished by the yellow legs and bill
Colour: White
Common Name
Cattle egret
Egret
Bosluisvoel
Veereier
Habitat
NOTES: Generally seen in association with cattle
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Ardea ibis
Ardeola ibis



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