Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis

Length 1.5-1.8 ft (45.7-55.9 cm)
Wingspan 3.0 ft (91.4 cm)
Weight 12 oz (340.2 g)
Clutch Size 2-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA, EU, AF, AS, OC

The Cattle Egret is a small white heron. While originally native to southern Europe, Africa and Asia it has expanded to both North and South America and Australia.

Both sexes are similar. During breeding season, Cattle Egrets' have orange on various parts of their bodies and their legs are orange instead of black.

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