Asian Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon


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Endo, C. and Nagata, H. 2013. Seasonal changes of foraging habitats and prey species in the Japanese Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon reintroduced on Sado Island, Japan. Bird Conserv. Intern. 23(4): 445-453.

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Li Xinhai; Tian Huidong; Li Dianmo. 2009. Why the Crested Ibis declined in the middle twentieth century. Biodiversity and Conservation 18(8): 2165-2172.

Liu Dongping. 2007. International Symposium on Re-introduction of Crested Ibis held in Japan. Newsletter of China Ornithological Society 16(2): 35.

Matsuda, S. 2008. First releasing of Crested Ibis in Japan. China Crane News 12(2): 35-36.

Rong, D., Ling, F., Min, W., Xiao-Ping, Y., Xia, L. and Da-Chun, W. 2015. New Colonial Area of Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon) in Hanyin County, Shaanxi Province. Chinese Journal of Zoology 50(3): 457 - 459.

Su Unshan. 2007. Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon conservation in Shaanxi Province, China. The Babbler: BirdLife in Indochina: 2-3.

Su Unshan. 2007. Ibis protection project in China. BirdLife International Asia 6(1): 2.

Wang Guiming; Lu Xinhai. 2008. Population dynamics and recovery of endangered Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon) in Central China. Waterbirds 31(3): 489-494.

Wood, C.; Yi Qiao; Peng Li; Ping Ding; Baozhong Lu; Yongmei Xi. 2010. Implications of rice agriculture for wild birds in China. Waterbirds 33(Spec pub 1): 30-43.

Yamagishi, S. 2009. Reintroduction of the Japanese Crested Ibis to the wild. BirdLife in Asia: 4-5.

Yu Xiao-Ping; Chang Xiu-Yun; Li Xia; Chen Wen-Gui; Shi Liang. 2009. Return of the Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon: a reintroduction programme in Shaanxi province, China. BirdingASIA 11: 80-82.

Yu, X. P., Liu N. F., Xi Y. M. and Lu B. Z. 2006. Reproductive success of the Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon. Bird Conservation International. 16: 325–343.

Yu, X.-P.; Xi, Y.-M.; Lu, B.-Z.; Li, X.; Gong, M.-H.; Shi, L.; Dong, R. 2010. Postfledging and natal dispersal of Crested Ibis in the Qinling Mountains, China. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122(2): 228-235.

Zhang Bei; Fang Shengguo; Xi Yongmei. 2004. Low genetic diversity in the endangered Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon and implications for conservation. Bird Conservation International 14: 183-190.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Stork, Ibis and Spoonbill Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Nipponia nippon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/05/2022.