WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758)

159742  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159742)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 50-56 cm. Plumage: white in non- and...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 50-56 cm. Plumage: white in non- and white with buff plumes on crown, back and breast in breeding season. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris yellow, red in breeding birds; lores yellow, purplish pink in breeding birds; bill yellow, orange in breeding birds; feet and legs olive brown, dull orange in breeding birds. Habitat: generally pastures and cultivation, but roosts along creeks, estuaries and other water bodies. <388><393><391> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy can obtain up to 50 % more food and use only...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy can obtain up to 50 % more food and use only two-thirds as much energy catching it by associating with cattle (perch on theirs backs) [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159742 on 2017-12-16

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2005-05-30 12:28:25Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.  [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web., available online at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Molnar, J. L.; Gamboa, R. L.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6(9): 485-492., available online at https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/Marine/Pages/marineinvasives.aspx [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Category Vagrant [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 50-56 cm. Plumage: white in non- and white with buff plumes on crown, back and breast in breeding season. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris yellow, red in breeding birds; lores yellow, purplish pink in breeding birds; bill yellow, orange in breeding birds; feet and legs olive brown, dull orange in breeding birds. Habitat: generally pastures and cultivation, but roosts along creeks, estuaries and other water bodies. <388><393><391> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet active insects (grasshoppers, crickets, spiders, flies, moths) and frogs [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 20" (51 cm); Wingspan: 36" (91 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat mostly terrestrial but is also well adapted to aquatic habitat  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance some ranchers rely on these birds for fly control more than they do pesticides [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy can obtain up to 50 % more food and use only two-thirds as much energy catching it by associating with cattle (perch on theirs backs) [details]
 

LanguageName 
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorБиволска чапла  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkohejre  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkoereiger  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwestern cattle egretUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcattle egretUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuff-backed heron  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKuhreiher  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorאנפית סוף  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoribiškasis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΓελαδάρης  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuhegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuhegre  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla złotawa  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstârcul de cireadă  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorцапля египетская  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkravja čaplja  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarcilla bueyera  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkohäger  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsığır balıkçılıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsigir balikcil  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧапля єгипетська  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrëyr y gwartheg  [details]