Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ibises and Spoonbills :: Olive Ibis

Olive Ibis Bostrychia olivacea

Described by: Du Bus de Gisignies (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Green Ibis, Dwarf Olive-ibis, Sao Tome Ibis, Principe Ibis, African Green Ibis
Old scientific name(s): Lampribis olivacea


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Tropical c. Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Sw. Cameroon, c. and s. Gabon, ec. Congo, sw. Central African Republic and adjacent Zaire.
(2) Principe Is.
(3) Sao Thome Is.
(4) E. Zaire, c. Kenya (2000 to 3700m on Mt. Kenya and in the Aberdare Mountains), ne. Tanzania (s. Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru and 1000m in the East Usambara Mountains).
(5) Sierra Leone, Liberia, sc. Ivory Coast and Ghana.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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