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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159742

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCiconiiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBubulcus
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea ibis Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Bahamas
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBahamas (introduced: alien[details]
Brazil
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBrazil (introduced: alien[details]
Caribbean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCaribbean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Chile
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorChile (introduced: alien[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Atlantic (introduced: alien[details]
South Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Pacific (introduced: alien[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCalifornia (introduced: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCanadian part of the Gulf of St-Lawrence (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (29 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (250 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (36 nucleotides; 32 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Bubulcus ibis
Bubulcus ibis
Bubulcus ibis
Bubulcus ibis
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159742
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 12:28:25Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159742 on 2014-09-22
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