cattle egret


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cattle egret

n.
A small egret (Bubulcus ibis) that feeds among grazing cattle. It is native to Africa and southern Eurasia but is now found worldwide.

cat′tle e′gret


n.
a small egret of pastures and roadsides, Bubulcus ibis, orig. of Eurasia and Africa and now common in the New World.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cattle egret - small white egret widely distributed in warm regions often found around grazing animals
egret - any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season
Bubulcus, genus Bubulcus - small white egrets
Translations
garcilla bueyera
airone guardabuoi
kuhegre
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A Black Redstart was at Aberdaron Church, a Cattle Egret was again near Pont Marquis, Anglesey, and two Siberian Chiffchaffs remain around Amlwch sewage works.
It has a couple of cousins, which visit our region - the bittern, the great white egret, the cattle egret and the little egret.
The 2017 Montrose haul featured cattle egret, snowy egret, western grebe, piping plover, laughing gull, American bittern, lark sparrow, scissor-tailed flycatcher, Bell's vireo, Kentucky warbler, summer tanager and yellow-headed blackbird.
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Food requirements and growth of cattle egret in South Africa.
It was a cattle egret, a smaller white-feathered relation of the grey heron which could be mistaken for a little egret from a distance.
To analyze this activity present work was planned to collect the preliminary information about habitat requirements and different breeding aspects of Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis).
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These also attract birds like the Cattle Egret, crows, Common Myna and Pied Myna, raising the danger of spread of avian flu.
Data collection: Little Egret Egretta garzetta and Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis formed three colonies within three localities with large variability in ecological features.
The Pennsuco campus now accommodates bird habitants including Cattle Egret, Bald Eagle, Wood Stork, White Ibis and Flamingo.