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Species profile—Bubulcus ibis (cattle egret)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns) → Bubulcus ibis (cattle egret)

Photo of Bubulcus ibis (cattle egret) - Queensland Government,1986
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns)
Scientific name
Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name
cattle egret
Type reference
Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.144
WildNet taxon ID
1830
Synonym(s)
Ardea ibis
Egretta ibis
Ardeola ibis
Ardea ibis coromanda
Bubulcus coromandus
Bubulcus ibis coromandus
Alternate name(s)
Eastern cattle egret
buff-backed heron
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1830

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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