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Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi



Family: Ardeidae (Herons)

Authority: (Temminck, 1835)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small, declining population, and therefore qualifies as Endangered. Declines are primarily a result of deforestation in its breeding and wintering ranges.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 631,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Gorsachius goisagi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.