Ardea russata

Author:
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Date:
1872-12-23
Description:
During his trip down the Nile in Benesooef, Egypt, fourteen year old Theodore Roosevelt wrote about the ardea russata, which he identified as a buff fronted cow heron. It is also known as a cow egret. The back page notes this essay was presented by him on 7 April 1874.
Subject:
Cattle egret, Nile River
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
Electronic copy sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University. For reproduction or publication permission, contact the Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library. See the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library Terms of Use for further copyright information.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record.aspx?libID=o280242
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