White-crested Tiger-heron (Tigriornis leucolophus) - HBW 1, p. 422
French: Onoré à huppe blanche
Spanish: Avetigre Africana
Other common names: White-crested (Tiger-)Bittern, African Bittern
Taxonomy: Tigrisoma leucolopha Jardine, 1846, Old Calabar River or Bonny River, Nigeria.
Distribution: Equatorial rain forest belt of W Africa, from Sierra Leone E to Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire and Central African Republic.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Adult photographed along the Mpivie Channel
Locality Loango National Park, Ogooué-Maritime Province, Gabon
Adam Riley 2 years ago 3.7
Adult bird perched on a tree branch over the Mpivie River
Locality Loango National Park, Ogooué-Maritime Province, Gabon (Monotypic species)
Ian Fulton 18 August 2010 3 years ago 3.5
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