Ardea ibis Linn., Syst. Nat., 10th ed., i, p. 144 (1758).
Type-locality : Egypt.
The typical form differs from that which occurs in India in having the decorative plumes strongly tinged with pinkish and in having a rather shorter bill.
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
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Eastern Cattle Egret