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.
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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.
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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
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Translations
garcilla bueyera
airone guardabuoi
kuhegre
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Following Cattle Egret in 2017 and Spoonbill in 2018, Great White Egrets are nesting on the nature reserve, with a pair feeding two young there this week.
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