Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

Madagascar Crested Ibis (Lophotibis cristata) - HBW 1, p. 502

French: Ibis huppé German: Schopfibis Spanish: Ibis Crestado
Other common names: Crested Wood/Madagascar/White-winged Ibis

Taxonomy: Tantalus cristatus Boddaert, 1783, Madagascar.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • cristata (Boddaert, 1783) - E Madagascar.
  • urschi Lavauden, 1929 - W Madagascar.