Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Science Article 6
The first record of the Cattle Egret in Surinam on March 10, 1946 (Auk, 64: 143, 1947) proved of more importance than the mere observation of a straggler. In the same district I observed on December 12, 1946, two individuals on the bank of the Nickerie River.
Fa. HAVERSCHMIDT, The Auk, Vol 67, 1950