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 34 videos
A close view of a bird in a tree, calling twice. Locality Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania (ssp brevirostris)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 15 February 2012 1 year ago 22 sec 5
A bird feeding. Locality Wondo Genet, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (ssp nilotica)
Josep del Hoyo 1 December 2005 7 years ago 37 sec 4.9
An immature preening and showing its iridiscent covert feathers Locality Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Southern Province, Zambia
Alex García · Videoaves 26 December 2007 5 years ago 32 sec 4.8
A group of birds quite active in front of a waterbuck Locality Akagera National Park, East Province, Rwanda
Pascal Vagner 3 March 2013 35 weeks ago 23 sec 4.8
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 10 years ago 23 sec 4.7
A bird feeding in damp grass Locality Awassa Lake, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia (ssp nilotica)
Keith Blomerley 12 April 2002 5 years ago 26 sec 4.6
PhotosSee all 54 photos
grassland between Dila and Yirga Alem
Locality Ethiopia (ssp nilotica)
Krzysztof Blachowiak 20 November 2009 3 years ago 4.7
Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash)
Locality Wondo Genet, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Jacques Erard 15 October 2009 5 weeks 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 4 years ago 4.4
Feeding on the putting green
Locality Nairobi, Kenya
Smoghead 26 November 2013 1 day ago ADDED TODAY! 4.4
Foraging around the edge of a lake.
Locality Sun City and Lost City, North West Province, South Africa (ssp hagedash)
David Cook Wildlife Photo... 9 weeks ago 4.3
Feeding on lawn
Locality Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa
jmdebruyn 5 January 2012 1 year ago 4.3