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Sacred Ibis

Threskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790)

The African sacred ibis is a species of ibis, a wading bird of the family Threskiornithidae. It is native to Africa and the Middle East. It is especially known for its role in the religion of the Ancient Egyptians, where it was linked to the god Thoth; despite this, the species is currently extirpated from Egypt. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Threskiornithidae
Genus:
   Threskiornis
Scientific:
  Threskiornis aethiopicus


Original description

Citation:
  (Latham, 1790)

Reference:
  IndexOrn. p.706

Protonym:
  Tantalus aethiopicus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/53510131


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  550DE745B77C8079

Avibase ID:
  avibase-550DE745

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/550DE745


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174943

Geographic range:

  • Threskiornis aethiopicus: Africa south of the Sahara and se Iraq; formerly Egypt
English:
Sacred Ibis
Catalan:
Ibis sagrat africà
Czech:
ibis posvátný
Danish:
Hellig Ibis
German:
Pharaonenibis
Spanish:
Ibis sagrado
Spanish (Spain):
Ibis Sagrado
Finnish:
pyhäiibis
French:
Ibis sacré
Croatian:
sveti ibis
Hungarian:
szent íbisz
Icelandic:
Nílaríbis
Italian:
Ibis sacro
Japanese (romaji):
kurotoki
Japanese:
アフリカクロトキ
Lithuanian:
šventasis ibis
Dutch:
Heilige Ibis
Norwegian:
Helligibis
Polish:
ibis czczony
Portuguese:
íbis-sagrado
Russian:
Священный ибис
Slovak:
ibis posvätný
Serbian:
Afrički sveti ibis
Swedish:
helig ibis
Ukrainian:
Ібіс священний
Chinese:
埃及圣鹮
Chinese (Traditional):
埃及聖䴉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ibis sacré ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Sacred Ibis (African) ( Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Sacred Ibis (African) ( Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Sacred Ibis (African) ( Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Sacred Ibis (African) ( Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Sacred Ibis (African) ( Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Sacred Ibis (African) ( Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Threskiornis aethiopica aethiopica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Sacred Ibis ( Threskiornis aethiopicus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Threskiornis aethiopicus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Threskiornis [aethiopicus or bernieri] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Skoorsteenveer, Skoorsteenveër
Arabic: أبو منجل الأبيض, أبو منجل المقدس الأفريقي
Asturian: Ibis sagráu
Azerbaijani: Müqəddəs ibis
Belarusian: Свяшчэны ібіс
Bulgarian: Африкански свещен ибис, Свещен ибис
Bengali: ঩চফত্র কামস্তচযা
Bengali (transliteration): pabitra kāstēcarā
Breton: An ibiz sakr, Ibiz sakr
Catalan: Ibis sagrat, Ibis sagrat africà
Catalan (Balears): Ibis sagrat
Montenegrin: afrički sveti ražanj, афрички свети ражањ
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): афрички свети ражањ
Czech: Ibis posvátný, ibis posvátný ssp. aethiopicus
Welsh: Ibis cysegredig
Danish: Hellig Ibis
German: Heiliger Ibis, HeiligerIbis, Ibis, Pharaonenibis
Greek: Iερόκoτα, Ιερή Ίβιδα
English: African Sacred Ibis, Aldabra Ibis, Aldabra Sacred Ibis, Sacred Ibis, Sacred Ibis (African), White Ibis
English, HBW: African Sacred Ibis
English (IOC): African Sacred Ibis
English (Kenya): Sacred Ibis
English (United States): African Sacred Ibis
Esperanto: Afrika blanka ibiso, Sankta ibiso
Spanish: Ibis Sagrada, Ibis Sagrado, Ibis Sagrado (aethiopicus), Ibis Sagrado (africano)
Spanish (Spain): Ibis Sagrado, Ibis Sagrado (aethiopicus), Ibis sagrado (africano)
Spanish (HBW): Ibis sagrado (aethiopicus)
Estonian: pühaiibis
Basque: Ibis sakratu, Ibis sakratua
Persian: اکراس آفریقایی
Finnish: Pyhäiibis, pyhäiibis (aethiopicus)
French: Ibis sacré, Ibis sacré (aethiopicus), Ibis sacré (nominal), Ibis sacré (nominale), Ibis sacré (race nominale)
Friulian: ibis
Frisian: Hellige ibis
Irish: íbis bheannaithe
Galician: Ibis sagrado
Manx: Eebis vannit
Hebrew: איב-ים שחור־ראש, איביס קדוש
Croatian: sveti ibis
Hungarian: Szent ibisz, szent íbisz, Szent íbisz (Afrikai)
Indonesian: Ibis putih kepala hitam
Icelandic: Nílaríbis, Nílaríbis (aethiopicus)
Italian: Ibis sacro, Ibis sacro (aethiopicus)
Japanese (romaji): afurikakurotoki (aethiopicus), kurotoki
Japanese: アフリカクロトキ, アフリカクロトキ (aethiopicus)
Kabardian: мысырбзу, мысырбзу sɢ мысырбзухэр ᴘʟ, мысырбзухэр
Kazakh: Киелі тырнақұтан
Korean: 검은머리흰따오기
Kwangali: Ndingilira
Kirghiz: ыйык ибис
Scientific: Tantalus aethiopicus, Threskiornis aethiopica, Threskiornis aethiopica aethiopica, Threskiornis aethiopicus, Threskiornis aethiopicus aethiopicus
Lithuanian: Šventasis ibis, Šventasis ibis (aethiopicus), Šventasis ibisas
Latvian: svētais ibiss
Malagasy: Voronondry, Voronosy
Macedonian: Свет ибис
Maltese: ibis sagru
Dutch: Heilge ibis, Heilige Ibis, Heilige Ibis (Afrikaanse)
Norwegian: Helligibis, helligibis (aethiopicus)
Polish: ibis czczony
Portuguese: Ibis-sagrada, Íbis-sagrada, Ibis-sagrado, Íbis-sagrado
Portuguese (Portugal): Íbis-sagrada, Íbis-sagrada (aethiopicus)
Romansh: ibis sontg
Rhaeto-Romance: Ibis sontg
Romanian: Ibis sacru
Russian: Ибис священный, Священный ибис
Northern Sami: Basseibis
Slovak: Ibis posva/tný, ibis posvätný
Slovenian: Sveti ibis
Albanian: Kojliku i shenjtë
Serbian: Afrički sveti ibis, Etiopski ražanj, Sveti ibis, Sveti ibis (aethiopicus)
Sotho, Southern: Lehalanyane
Swedish: Helig ibis
Swahili: Kwarara Shingo-nyeusi
Thai: นกกุลา, นกช้อนหอยขาว, นกช้อนหอยขาวแอฟริกา, นกช้อนหอยขาวแอฟริกา (แอฟริกา)
Turkish: kutsal aynak
Tsonga: N'wafayaswitlangi
Tatar: изге ибис
Ukrainian: Ібіс священний
Chinese: 埃及圣鹮, 白鹮, 非洲白鹮
Chinese (Traditional): 埃及聖䴉, 埃及聖鹮〔非洲白鹮〕
Zulu: umXwagele

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