Hadada Ibis / Bostrychia hagedash

Hadada Ibis / Bostrychia hagedash

Hadada Ibis

SCI Name:  Bostrychia hagedash
Protonym:  Tantalus Hagedash IndexOrn. 2 p.709
Category:  Pelecaniformes / Threskiornithidae /
Taxonomy Code:  hadibi1
Type Locality:  Cape of Good Hope.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1790
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

BOSTRYCHIA
(Threskiornithidae; Ϯ Wattled Ibis B. carunculata) Gr. βοστρυχιον bostrukhion  little curl, ornament  < βοστρυχος bostrukhos  curl, tendril ("The wattle is a thin, dusky red pendant, up to 20 mm long, which hangs from the lower throat" (Hancock et al. 1992) (cf. erroneous Hockey et al. 2005: "= curved , referring to curved beak")); "11. G[eronticus]. carunculatus (Rüpp.) Faun. Abyss. t. 19. - Type of Bostrychia Reich. (1845?)." (G. Gray 1847); "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  δ. *Bostrychia Wagl. carunculata (Ibis — Rüpp.) W.  Ic. Av. t. 143. ic. 1011." (Reichenbach 1852); "Bostrychia Reichenbach, 1853, Avium Systema Naturale, p. XIV.  Type, by original designation, Ibis carunculata Rüppell, 1837." (JAJ 2020).
Synon. Hagedashia, Lampribis, Oreoibis, Parnopio.

hagedash
Afrikaans Hagedash, an onomatopoeic name given to the Hadada Ibis by early settlers in South Africa; ex “Hagedash” of Sparrman 1786: “called by the colonists hagedash, and also hadelde.This latter name has, in some measure, the same sound as the birds’ note” (Bostrychia).

SUBSPECIES

Hadada Ibis (brevirostris)
SCI Name: Bostrychia hagedash brevirostris
brevirostre / brevirostris
Mod. L. brevirostris  having a short beak  < L. brevis  short; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.

Hadada Ibis (nilotica)
SCI Name: Bostrychia hagedash nilotica
nilotica / niloticus
L. Niloticus  of the River Nile  < Nilus  River Nile, Egypt.
● Egypt; ex Hasselqvist 1757, and “Egyptian Tern” of Latham 1785 (Gelochelidon).

Hadada Ibis (hagedash)
SCI Name: Bostrychia hagedash hagedash
hagedash
Afrikaans Hagedash, an onomatopoeic name given to the Hadada Ibis by early settlers in South Africa; ex “Hagedash” of Sparrman 1786: “called by the colonists hagedash, and also hadelde.This latter name has, in some measure, the same sound as the birds’ note” (Bostrychia).