Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) - HBW 1, p. 496
French: Ibis hagedash
Spanish: Ibis Hadada
Other common names: Hadada, Hadeda, Hadedah
Taxonomy: Tantalus Hagedash Latham, 1790, Cape of Good Hope.
Sometimes placed in monospecific genus Hagedashia. Birds from Somalia to Malawi sometimes assigned separate race, erlangeri. Three subspecies normally recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- brevirostris (Reichenow, 1907) - Senegal E to Zaire and Kenya, whence S to Zambezi Valley.
- nilotica Neumann, 1909 - Sudan and Ethiopia to NE Zaire, Uganda and NW Tanzania.
- hagedash (Latham, 1790) - S Africa S of Zambezi Valley.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 40 videos
bird feeding incl. close-ups Locality Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa (ssp hagedash)
Tom Heijnen 13 November 2013 1 year ago 41 sec 4.8
bird feeding on forest floor Locality Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa (ssp hagedash)
Tom Heijnen 13 November 2013 1 year ago 16 sec 4.8
A bird feeding. Locality Wondo Genet, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (ssp nilotica)
Josep del Hoyo 1 December 2005 9 years ago 37 sec 4.7
A group of birds quite active in front of a waterbuck Locality Akagera National Park, East Province, Rwanda
Pascal Vagner 3 March 2013 2 years ago 23 sec 4.7
An immature preening and showing its iridiscent covert feathers Locality Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Southern Province, Zambia
Alex García · Videoaves 26 December 2007 7 years ago 32 sec 4.7
An adult drinking and walking Locality Mkuze Game Reserve, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa (ssp hagedash)
Francesc Capdevila i Torr... 8 October 2002 11 years ago 23 sec 4.7
PhotosSee all 76 photos
grassland between Dila and Yirga Alem
Locality Ethiopia (ssp nilotica)
Krzysztof Blachowiak 20 November 2009 5 years ago 4.7
Adult in flight
Locality Meru National Park, Kenya (ssp brevirostris)
maurizioravasini 24 June 2011 26 weeks ago 4.7
Locality Knysna, Western Cape Province, South Africa
Bill Nuttall 20 January 2013 1 year ago 4.5
Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash)
Locality Wondo Genet, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Jacques Erard 15 October 2009 1 year ago 4.5
Bird foraging on lawn
Locality Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa (ssp hagedash)
Chris and Megan Perkins 18 March 2009 6 years ago 4.4
Adult standing in Ahero rice fields.
Locality Ahero, Kenya (ssp brevirostris)
Nik Borrow 28 October 2013 21 weeks ago 4.3