Genus Tigriornis


Tigriornis leucolopha - The White-crested Tiger Heron , 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.

Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Ardeidae
Genus : Tigriornis