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Cattle Egret
(Bubulcus ibis)

  
        
Cattle Egret
 
Cattle Egret Information

Length: 19 - 21"

Habitat: Open fields and pastures, lawns, roadsides, orchards, freshwater marshes, saltwater marshes.

Diet:
Mostly large insects such as grasshoppers, flies, and crickets; also spiders, frogs, snakes.
 
Cattle Egret ID TipsIdentification tips for the Cattle Egret
 
Sounds of the Cattle Egret
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Cattle Egret Breeding Map Cattle Egret Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
Note:  The cattle egret is a rare breeder in New England - and, even then, only in very localized areas.
 
Additional Information:
 
Wildscreen Arkive
Description, diet, breeding, range, habitat, threats, and conservation. Incudes photos.
     
   

 

 


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