Your login:

Password:

Stay signed in

Enter your login name or your email address and click on Send reminder to receive a reminder by email.


Welcome Guest

White-crested Bittern

Tigriornis leucolopha (Jardine, 1846)

The White-crested Tiger Heron (Tigriornis leucolopha), also known as the White-crested Bittern, is a species of heron in the Ardeidae family. It is in the monotypic genus Tigriornis. It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Tigriornis

Scientific:
  Tigriornis leucolopha

Citation:
  (Jardine, 1846)

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

Protonym:
  Tigrisoma leucolopha

Avibase ID:
  F3DE951B41C4EF86

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
Czech:
bukač západoafrický
German:
Weißschopfreiher
Danish:
Afrikansk Tigerhejre
Spanish:
Avetigre Africana
Finnish:
afrikantiikerihaikara
French:
Onoré à huppe blanche
Italian:
Airone tigrato crestabianca
Japanese:
afurikatorafusagi
Japanese:
アフリカトラフサギ
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Tijgerroerdomp
Norwegian:
Dusktigerhegre
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dusktigerhegre
Polish:
tygryska bialoczuba
Portuguese:
Garça-tigre
Russian:
Белохохлая тигровая цапля
Slovak:
tigrovanec bielochochlatý
Swedish:
afrikansk tigerhäger
Ukrainian:
Бушля смугаста
Chinese:
白冠虎鹭


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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-crested Tiger-heron ( Tigriornis leucolopha)
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 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)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-crested Bittern ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
James Lee Peters:
Tigriornis leucolophus
James Lee Peters (original):
Tigriornis leucolopha
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
White-crested Tiger-Heron ( Tigriornis leucolophus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tigriornis leucolopha
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tigriornis leucolopha

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Other synonyms


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 (IOC): White-crested Tiger Heron
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
Hungarian: fehérbóbitás tigrisgém
Italian: Airone tigrato crestabianca, Tarabuso tigrato ciuffo bianco
Japanese: 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
Russian: Белохохлая тигровая цапля, Цапля тигровая
Slovak: tigrovanec bielochochlatý, tigrovanec bielochochlý
Serbian: Beloćuba tigrasta čaplja
Swedish: Afrikansk tigerhäger
Swahili: Vumatiti-msitu
Turkish: Afrika Kaplan Balıkçılı
Ukrainian: Бушля смугаста
Chinese: 白冠虎鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 白冠虎斑鷺

Avibase has been visited 283,922,189 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy