Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
|Copyright: Sandeep Saini (SandeepSaini) (14)|
|Date Taken: 2011-12-01|
|Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX 100V|
|Exposure: f/5.0, 1/200 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2012-01-27 20:43|
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|The Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) is a cosmopolitan species of heron (family Ardeidae) found in the tropics, subtropics and warm temperate zones. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Bubulcus, although some authorities regard its two subspecies as full species, the Western Cattle Egret and the Eastern Cattle Egret. Despite the similarities in plumage to the egrets of the genus Egretta, it is more closely related to the herons of Ardea. Originally native to parts of Asia, Africa and Europe, it has undergone a rapid expansion in its distribution and successfully colonised much of the rest of the world - Wiki|
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Nice photo of Bubulcus ibis (Cattle Egret)
Beautiful portrait of a white ibis.