Cattle egrets bubulcus ibis at sea in the south atlantic ocean

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Science Article 2


While aboard the icebreaker Almirante Irizar, 12 Cattle EgretsBubulcus ibis were observed in the South Atlantic Ocean. Twowere seen on 8 March 1995 at 58 deg 31’S, 52 deg 11’W flying northwestabout 160 miles from the Argentine coast. On 12 March1995, a flock of nine individuals were seen flying north at40 deg 35’S, 61 deg 13’W about 50 miles from the Argentine coast andlater a single bird was seen flying south at 40 deg 20’S, 61 deg 16’W

JOSE LUIS ORGEIRA, Marine Ornithology 24: 57-58. (1996)

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