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White-crested Bittern

Tigriornis leucolopha (Jardine, W 1846)

The white-crested tiger heron, also known as the white-crested bittern, is a species of heron in the family Ardeidae. It is in the monotypic genus Tigriornis. It is widely distributed across the African tropical rainforest. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
   Tigriornis
Scientific:
  Tigriornis leucolopha


Original description

Citation:
  (Jardine, W 1846)

Reference:
   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (1), 17 p.86

Protonym:
  Tigrisoma leucolopha

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/22161708


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F3DE951B41C4EF86

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F3DE951B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F3DE951B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824146

Geographic range:

  • Tigriornis leucolopha: Sierra Leone to Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, and Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
White-crested Bittern
Catalan:
Martinet tigrat africà
Czech:
bukač západoafrický
Danish:
Afrikansk Tigerhejre
German:
Weißschopfreiher
Spanish:
Avetigre Africana
Spanish (Spain):
Avetigre Africana
Finnish:
afrikantiikerihaikara
French:
Onoré à huppe blanche
Croatian:
prugasti gak
Hungarian:
fehérbóbitás tigrisgém
Italian:
Airone tigrato crestabianca
Japanese (romaji):
afurikatorafusagi
Japanese:
アフリカトラフサギ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinis garnys
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Tijgerroerdomp
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dusktigerhegre
Norwegian:
Dusktigerhegre
Polish:
tygryska białoczuba
Portuguese:
Garça-tigre
Russian:
Белохохлая тигровая выпь
Slovak:
tigrovanec bielochochlatý
Serbian:
Beloćuba tigrasta čaplja
Swedish:
afrikansk tigerhäger
Ukrainian:
Бушля смугаста
Chinese:
白冠虎鹭
Chinese (Traditional):
白冠虎斑鷺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Onoré à huppe blanche ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Onoré à huppe blanche ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 1st edition:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements, version 2021:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 3rd edition:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 4th edition:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Clements 6th edition:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements, version 2015:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements, version 2016:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements, version 2017:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements, version 2018:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Clements, version 2019:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 1.50:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 1.52:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 1.53:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 1.54:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 1.55:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 2015:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 2016:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 2017:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 2018:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 2019:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
eBird version 2021:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Tigriornis leucolophus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Tigriornis leucolopha
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Tigriornis leucolophus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-crested Tiger-Heron ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-crested Tiger Heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tigriornis leucolopha
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tigriornis leucolopha

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Martinet tigrat africà
Czech: Bukac západoafrický, bukač západoafrický
Danish: Afrikansk Tigerhejre
German: Weißschopfreiher
English: African Bittern, African Tiger Heron, Tiger Bittern, White crested Bittern, White-crested Bittern, White-crested Heron, White-crested Tiger Heron, White-crested Tiger-Bittern, White-crested Tiger-Heron, White-cretsed tiger heron
English, HBW: White-crested Tiger-heron
English (IOC): White-crested Tiger Heron
English (United States): White-crested Bittern
Esperanto: Blankakresta tigrardeo
Spanish: Avetigre Africana, Hocó Africano
Spanish (Spain): Avetigre Africana
Spanish (HBW): White-crested Bittern
Estonian: aafrika tiigerhüüp
Finnish: Afrikantiikerihaikara
French: Butor à crête blanche, Onoré à huppe blanche
Croatian: prugasti gak
Hungarian: fehérbóbitás tigrisgém
Italian: Airone tigrato crestabianca, Tarabuso tigrato ciuffo bianco
Japanese (romaji): afurikatorafusagi
Japanese: アフリカトラフサギ
Scientific: Tigriornis leucolopha, Tigriornis leucolophus, Tigrisoma leucolopha
Lithuanian: Afrikinis garnys
Dutch: Afrikaanse Tijgerroerdomp
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dusktigerhegre
Norwegian: Dusktigerhegre
Polish: Czapla białoczuba, tygryska bialoczuba, tygryska białoczuba, Tygyrska białoczuba
Portuguese: Garça-tigre
Portuguese (Portugal): Garça-tigre, garça-tigre-africana
Russian: Белохохлая тигровая выпь, Белохохлая тигровая цапля, Цапля тигровая
Slovak: tigrovanec bielochochlatý, tigrovanec bielochochlý
Serbian: Beloćuba tigrasta čaplja
Swedish: Afrikansk tigerhäger
Swahili: Vumatiti-msitu
Turkish: Afrika Kaplan Balıkçılı
Tatar: ак бүрекле юлбарыс челэне
Ukrainian: Бушля смугаста
Chinese: 白冠虎鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 白冠虎斑鷺

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