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Bostrychia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Threskiornithinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Family  Threskiornithidae
Scientific name  Bostrychia
Higher classification  Threskiornithidae
Order  Pelecaniformes
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Lower classifications  Hadada ibis, Olive ibis, Wattled ibis, Spot‑breasted ibis, São Tomé ibis

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Bostrychia is a genus of ibises in the family Threskiornithidae. Member species are found in many countries throughout Africa.

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It contains the following five species:

  • Wattled ibis (Bostrychia carunculata)
  • Hadada ibis (Bostrychia hagedash)
  • Olive ibis (Bostrychia olivacea)
  • São Tomé ibis (Bostrychia bocagei)
  • Spot-breasted ibis (Bostrychia rara)
  • Conservation

    Four of these species are evaluated as Least Concern status, but the dwarf olive ibis is Critically Endangered according to the IUCN.

    References

    Bostrychia Wikipedia


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