Bostrychia

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Bostrychia
Hadada Ibis.jpg
Bostrychia hagedash
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Threskiornithidae
Subfamily: Threskiornithinae
Genus: Bostrychia
G.R. Gray, 1847

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

It contains the following five species:[1]

Conservation[edit]

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

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