Herons (Ardeidae)

White-crested Tiger-heron (Tigriornis leucolophus) - HBW 1, p. 422

French: Onoré à huppe blanche German: Weißschopfreiher Spanish: Avetigre Africana
Other common names: White-crested (Tiger-)Bittern, African Bittern

Taxonomy: Tigrisoma leucolopha Jardine, 1846, Old Calabar River or Bonny River, Nigeria.
Monotypic.

Distribution: Equatorial rain forest belt of W Africa, from Sierra Leone E to Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire and Central African Republic.

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