CATTLE EGRET

(Bubulcus ibis)

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Roberts VI / VII 71 / 442
Clements 2000 20.0320
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)  20-26
A medium sized bird (about 54cm), a very common resident of Southern Africa. Also found throughout the rest of the world. It is found in open grasslands and is highly gregarious and feeds on insects disturbed by grazing mammals. The nest is a small platform of reeds in a tree or a reed bed. It mixes with other herons.

List of Stamps showing Cattle Egret

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola 1120 1059 1996 1500kz
Angola ms 2004 Kz 15
Ascension 0641 0653 1994 30p
Ascension 0749 0765 1998 35p
Bahamas 1342 2004 15c
Bahamas 1345 2004 65c
Bahamas 1346 2004 70c
Barbados 0626 0469 1979 10c
Biafra 0016 0016 1968 1
Botswana 0521 0305 1982 7t
Botswana MS 1027 2004 P5.00
British Indian Ocean Territory 0299   2004 26p
British Virgin Isles O033   1986 $3
British Virgin Isles 0577  0517 1985 $3
British Virgin Isles 0660  0517y 1987 $3
Bulgaria 2932 2984 1981 13s
Cape Juby 0130   1944 1c
Cape Juby 0137   1944 30c
Cape Verde Islands 0897 2003 $42
Central African Republic 0972 0985 1983 40f
China (Taiwan)  2625   2000 $5
Congo (DRC)  1612   2000 3f
Dominica 1941 1957  1995 65c
Gambia 0195  0172 1963 1d
Gambia 0217  0190 1965 1d
Ghana 2979 2000 1200c
Grenadines of St Vincent 0119 0141 1978 15c
Japan 2242 2141 1993 62y
Kampuchea 0508 0550 1984 10c
Laos 2001 800k
Laos m/s   2001 800k
Lesotho 0803 0690A 1988 M1
Lesotho 0897 0690C 1989 M1
Liberia 2001 $10
Malagasy 0602m Bl 36 1986 450f
Malawi 0774 0488 1987 1k
Malawi 1031ms 2004 K 15
Maldives 0708 0717 1977 95la
Maldives 1847 1936 1993 Rf 3.50
Maldives 3301mb 2000 Rf 25
Maldives 2002 Rf 5
Maldives 3907 2003 Rf 1
Marshall Islands 1125 1999 $3.20
Marshall Islands 1620 2002 37c
Montserrat 0507 0462 1981 65c
Montserrat 0600 0538 1984 5c
Montserrat O 62 D 52 1985 5c
Namibia 982 ms 2004 $3.40
Namibia 2016 Std Mail
Niger 0297 0198 1968 50f
Niger 0377 0340 1971 50f
Niger 0715 1978 50f
Niger 1997 35f
Nigeria 0185 1965 1
Palau 0425 0434A 1991 95c
Palau 1873 2002 5c
Russia 4545 4506 1976 1k
Rwanda 0101 0107 1965 40c
Rwanda 0459 1972 1f
Sierra Leone 3086 1999 Le600
South Africa 1508ms 2004 R 12.05
St Kitts 0065A 0056 1981 50c
St Kitts 0065B 0056 II 1982 50c
St Kitts O 17 1981 50c
Swaziland 741ms 2004 E 1.90
Swaziland 0735 2004 E 1.35
Tanzania 2704 1997 410s
Trinidad & Tobago 0796 0618 1990 $10
Trinidad & Tobago 0658 1994 $10
Tristan da Cunha 0486 0481 1989 10p
Turks & Caicos 1579 2000 60c
Uganda 0481 0436 1985 155s
Uganda 0567mb Bl 68 1987 150s
Uganda 1135 1992 3000s
Upper Volta 0499 0731 1978 100f
Vietnam (North) 0708 0703 1972 30x
Yugoslavia 2010 1981 8d
Zambia 0934ms 2004 K 750
Zimbabwe ms 2004 $ 5 000
Zimbabwe 1216 2007 $100
Zimbabwe 1225ms 2007 $100