Eastern Cattle Egret

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Subject: Eastern Cattle Egret
From: "John Penhallurick" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 17:09:22 +1000
Hi friends,

I have been surprised to see that some authorities, including
worldbirdnames, have accepted the split of the Eastern Cattle Egret from the
taxon found in the rest of the world. Given the way that Cattle Egrets have
spread so widely around the world in such a relatively short time, I find it
hard to believe that gene flow could have been interrupted long enoguh for a
new species to emerge.

I would welcome any thoughts.


Dr John Penhallurick

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