Birds of Colombia

    PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns)  
Genus: Bubulcus (1 species, 2 worldwide)

Western Cattle Egret
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Breeding Colors

A recently introdoced species to the Americas. Generally seen with livestock. Roosts in groups of thousands in some places.

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