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Cattle Egret.jpg
Breeding-plumaged adult of western cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Bubulcus
Bonaparte, 1855

Bubulcus is a genus of heron in the family Ardeidae. Most taxonomic authorities lump both of the following together, calling it cattle egret, and making the genus monotypic. It contains the following species: