Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis

Very rare.

BOU Name
Cattle Egret
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Cattle Egret 14 Sep 2019 Abberton Reservoir David Hale 1 Billets screen, on Reservoir bank, later feeding amongst cattle in opposite meadow. Short stocky, white, yellow bill.
Cattle Egret 13 Sep 2019 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea David Hale 4 On salt marsh opposite Marina. See proof photo.
Cattle Egret 05 Sep 2019 East Tilbury Paul Larkin 1
Cattle Egret 26 Aug 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 Bird in summer plumage on western side of Walton Channel, on saltmarsh by the first Creek north of The Twizzle. Lovely bird which was also seen on the 24th.
Cattle Egret 24 Aug 2019 Naze, The Martin Richards 1 Cormorant Creek with Little Egret
Cattle Egret 22 Aug 2019 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea Andrew Cox 1 Flew several times around the scrape. Yellow bill obvious. Eventually went down in fields between Pitsea Marsh & Bowers.
Cattle Egret 19 Aug 2019 Chigborough Lakes Malcolm Corbett 2 Roosting with G. Heron and Cormorant in fallen tree, Pochard Lake. (Yellow bill, greenish legs). Seen around 10:00.
Cattle Egret 16 Aug 2019 Abberton Reservoir Paul Hargreaves 3 Adult in breeding plumage, 2 juveniles all in tree south west of LDLHC
Cattle Egret 11 Aug 2019 Abberton Reservoir Yvonne Watling 1
Cattle Egret 09 Aug 2019 Abberton Reservoir David Allen 1 adult in dead tree on LdlH causeway with GW Egret and 8 little egrets
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