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Asian Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon



Family: Threskiornithidae (Ibises, Spoonbills)

Authority: (Temminck, 1835)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has become extinct over most of its former range and is now limited to a single area, where it has an extremely small population. Although its population continues to increase, and there are now perhaps more than 250 mature individuals, its habitat continues to decline in quality, justifying its retention as Endangered.



Population size: 330

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,800 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: Nipponia nippon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016.