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Western Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Bubulcus

Scientific:
  Bubulcus ibis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.144

Protonym:
  Ardea Ibis

Avibase ID:
  AB1CB2161CDC177A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AB1CB216

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174803

Geographic range:

  • Bubulcus ibis: southern Europe east to Iran, and Africa, Madagascar, and islands in western Indian Ocean (Seychelles, Aldabra, Comoros Islands, and Mauritius). Colonized the New World in the 20th century, now widespread in North and South America. Introduced to the Hawaiian Islands. Partially migratory in North America and southern Africa
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Western Cattle Egret
Czech:
  Volavka rusohlavá
German:
  Kuhreiher
Danish:
  Kohejre
Spanish:
  Garcilla Bueyera
Finnish:
  Lehmähaikara
French:
  Héron garde-boeufs
Icelandic:
  Kúhegri
Italian:
  Airone guardabuoi
Japanese:
  ama-sagi
Japanese:
  ニシアマサギ
Dutch:
  Koereiger
Norwegian:
  Kuhegre
Polish:
  czapla złotawa
Portuguese:
  garça-vaqueira
Portuguese (Brazil):
  garça-vaqueira
Russian:
  Египетская цапля
Slovak:
  hltavka chochlatá
Swedish:
  kohäger
Chinese:
  牛背鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis)
Clements, version 2015:
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Cattle Egret (Western) ( Bubulcus ibis ibis)
eBird version 2016:
   Cattle Egret (Western) ( Bubulcus ibis ibis)
eBird version 2017:
   Cattle Egret (Western) ( Bubulcus ibis ibis)
eBird version 2018:
   Cattle Egret (Western) ( Bubulcus ibis ibis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Western Cattle Egret ( Bubulcus ibis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Egretta ibis ibis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Bubulcus ibis ibis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Bubulcus ibis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Bubulcus [ibis or coromandus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Veereier, Veereier (Bosluisvoël)
Arabic: أبوقردان
Asturian: Garcia de Gües
Azerbaijani: Misir vağı
Belarusian: Егіпецкая чапля, Чапля егіпецкая
Bulgarian: Биволска чапла, Биволска чапла (ssp. ibis)
Bengali: গো বগা
Breton: Ar vugerc'heiz
Catalan: Esplugabous
Catalan (Balears): Esplugabous
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): kwabye gad-bef
Czech: Volavka rusohlavá , volavka rusohlavá západní
Welsh: Crёyr y Gwartheg
Danish: Kohejre, Kohejre (ibis)
German: Kuhreiher
Maldivian: Iruvaihudhu
Greek: Γελαδάρης
Greek (Cypriot): Γελαδάρης
English: Buff-backed heron, Cattle Egret, Cattle Egret (ibis), Cattle Egret (Western), Western Cattle Egret
Spanish: Garcilla Bueyera, Garcita Bueyera, Garza boyera, Garza Ganadera, Garza Ganadera (ibis)
Spanish (Argentine): Garcita bueyera
Spanish (Bolivia): Garcilla bueyera
Spanish (Chile): Garza boyera
Spanish (Colombia): Garcita Bueyera
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garcilla Bueyera
Spanish (Cuba): Garza Ganadera
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garza Ganadera
Spanish (Spain): Garcilla Bueyera (ibis)
Spanish (Honduras): Garcita bueyera
Spanish (Mexico): garza ganadera, Garza Ganadera (ibis)
Spanish (Panama): Garceta Bueyera (ibis)
Spanish (Peru): Garcita Bueyera
Spanish (Paraguay): Garcita bueyera
Spanish (Uruguay): Garcita Bueyera
Spanish (Venezuela): Garcita Reznera
Estonian: veisehaigur
Basque: Lertxuntxo itzaina
Persian: گاوچرانک معمولی
Finnish: Lehmähaikara
Faroese: kúhegri
French: Gardeboeuf d'Afrique, Héron garde-bœufs, Héron garde-boeufs (Afrique), Héron garde-boeufs (ibis)
Irish: Éigrit Eallaigh
Guadeloupean Creole French: Kio blanc
Galician: Garza boieira
Guarani: Hoko'i vaka
Haitian Creole French: Krabye gad-bèf
Hebrew: אנפית בקר, אנפית בקר (מערבית)
Hindi: Unni kokku
Croatian: Čaplja Govedarica, Čaplja govedarica (subsp. ibis)
Hungarian: Pásztorgém, Pásztorgém (Nyugati)
Armenian: Եգիպտական Տառեղ
Indonesian: Burung Kuntul Kerbau, Kuntul Kerbau
Icelandic: Kúhegri, Kúhegri (ibis)
Italian: Airone guardabuoi
Japanese: ama-sagi, nishiamasagi, nishiamasagi (ibis)
Japanese: アマサギ, ニシアマサギ, ニシアマサギ (ibis)
Japanese (Kanji): 亜麻鷺
Georgian: ეგვიპტური ყანჩა, მწყემსი ყანჩა
Kazakh: Сарықұйрық құтан
Kazakh (Transliteration): sarı-quyrık qutan
Korean: 황로
Korean (Transliteration): hwang-no
Kwangali: Esingangombe
Latin: Bubulcus coromandus, Bubulcus ibis, Bubulcus ibis ibis, Egretta ibis, Egretta ibis ibis
Luxembourgish: Koureeër
Lithuanian: ibinis garnys, Ibiškasis garnys
Latvian: Lopu gārnis, Lopu gārnis (ibis)
Malagasy: Vorompotsy
Malayalam: കാലിമുണ്ടി  
Mongolian: Хотны дэгэл
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠣᠲᠣᠨ ᠤ ᠲᠡᠭᠡᠯ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠦᠬᠡᠷ ᠳᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Үхэр дэглий
Mongolian (Transliteration): khotni degel, ükher deglii
Malay: Burung Bangau Kendi, Burung Bangau Kerbau, Burung Kuntul-cilik
Maltese: Agrett tal-Bhejjem
Dutch: Koereiger, Koereiger (Westelijk)
Norwegian: Kuhegre, kuhegre (ibis)
Sotho, Northern: Madšadipere
Palauan: Keremial
Polish: czapla zlotawa, czapla złotawa, czapla złotawa (ssp. ibis)
Pinyin: chù-lù, fàng niú láng, hóng-tóu guān, hóng-tóu lù, huáng-máo lù, huáng-tóu lù, huáng-tóu lùsī, jiāchù lùsī, ní-lù, niú-bèi lù
Portuguese: garça-vaqueira, Garça-vaqueira / Carraceiro
Portuguese (Brazil): garca-vaqueira, garça-vaqueira, garça-vaqueira (ibis)
Portuguese (Portugal): Carraceiro (ibis)
Romansh: Irun bultg
Romanian: Stârc de cireadă
Russian: Египетская цапля, Египетская цапля (подвид ibis), Западная египетская цапля, Цапля египетская
Sindhi: ځبي ؿ اَوټ ډٮم ڃًي
Northern Sami: Gussaháigir
Slovak: hltavka chochlatá
Slovenian: Kravja čaplja
Shona: Kafudzamombe
Albanian: Çapka lopcare
Serbian: afrička žuta čaplja
Sotho, Southern: Leholosiane
Swedish: Kohäger
Swahili: Yangeyange
Tamil: Unni Kokku
Thai: นกยางเสวย, นกยางควาย
Thai (Transliteration): nók yaaŋ kʰwaay, nók yaaŋ sà-wĕuuy
Tswana: Manawane
Turkish: Sığır Balıkçılı, Sığır Balıkçılı (ibis), Сарықұйрык құтан
Tsonga: Dzandza
Ukrainian: Чапля єгипетська, Чапля єгипетська (підвид ibis)
Vietnamese: Chim Cò ma, Chim Cò ruồi, Chim Cò trâu, Chim Cưỡi, Cò ruồi
Xhosa: Ilanda
Chinese: *牛背鹭, 家畜鹭鸶, 尼鹭, 放牛郎, 牛背鹭, 畜鹭, 红头官, 红头鹭, 西方牛背鹭, 西牛背鹭, 黄头鹭鸶, 黄毛鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 家畜鷺鷥, 家畜鷺鸶, 尼鷺, 放牛郎, 牛背鷺, 牛背鷺〔西方黃頭鷺〕, 畜鷺, 紅頭官, 紅頭鷺, 西方牛背鷺〔西方黃頭鷺〕, 黃毛鷺, 黃頭鷺鷥, 黃鷺, 黄毛鷺, 黄頭鷺鸶
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黃頭鷺
Chinese (Taiwan): 黄头鹭
Zulu: iLanda

 

         

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