Common Name: Cattle Egret
Scientific Name: Bubulcus ibis
Description: 18 – 25 inches; bill yellow; plumage white; legs yellow. Breeding: orange-buff plumes; pinkish reddish legs, eyes and bill. Juvenile: bill and legs black
Habitat: fields, pastures; close to livestock, roost and nest around water.
Statue: Resident breeder – our most numerous and obvious heron
- Birds of Barbados by P.A Buckley, Edward Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckle
- Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele