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.

The Tigriornis leucolopha is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Range & population Tigriornis leucolopha is uncommon to rare through the African equatorial rainforests, with breeding records from the Gambia, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, C More

Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Ardeidae
Genus : Tigriornis
Species : leucolopha
Authority : (Jardine, 1846)