Bubulcus coromandus

Species: Bubulcus coromandus

English Name: Eastern Cattle Egret

Chinese Name: 牛背鷺

Family: Ardeidae


This egret has 46-56 cm in length, a yellow bill and white plumage, except for the summer when he gets a orange color on the head, neck, back and breast. In Macau, it is a passage visitor.

by: Drew Avery

© 2009 Drew Avery

by: Arthur Chapman

© 2005 Arthur Chapman

by: Ian n. White

© 2012 Ian N. White

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– Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Institute for Endangered Animals. (2010). Birds of Macao. Macao, SAR: Author.