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  Bubulcus ibis
  Family Name : Ardeidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Cattle Egret, Burung Bangau Kerbau

 
Cattle Egret,Burung Bangau Kerbau
  • Description
    • Size :
      51 cm
      Description :
      Shorter bill and neck than other white egrets. Bill and lores yellow. Breeding: conspicuous orange-yellow plumes on whole head, foreneck, back. Non-breeding: no plumes; body all-white though some have yellow tinge on crown.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Mangroves, Parks & Gardens, Terrestrial, Urban
      Distribution :
      Found worldwide. Birds breed in East Asia and migrate to Southeast Asia. Uncommon; These birds are believed to originate from the Jurong Bird Park and spend the day foraging for food at the wetland before making their way back to the Bird Park to roost.
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      West Coast Park
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Ubin
  • Conservation
    • Conservation Notes :
      Uncommon. These birds are believed to originate from the Jurong Bird Park and spend the day foraging for food at the wetland, before making their way back to the Bird Park to roost.
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Winter visitor
      Conservation Status :
      Common
      Notes :
      Common winter visitor and passage migrant.
  • References
    • Gan, J., Tan, M. & Li, D. 2009. Migratory birds of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Singapore: National Parks Board. 82pp 

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