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White-crested Tiger Heron Alternate name
Tigriornis leucolophus, Tigriornis leucolopha Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Ardeidae Family   
Rivers, streams, creeks, mangrove, moist & swamp forest, in:- Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Habitat-Altitude-Range
No data Clutch  
Fish, crustaceans, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians. Food
Solitary or in pairs when breeding, partialy nocturnal. Habits
3734 World Number
Least Concern Status

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