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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.

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:
Cattle Egret
Range, habitat, physical description, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, communication, food habits, and conservation status. Includes photos. (From Animal Diversity Web)



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