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Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis



References

Baral, H. S., Ram, A. K., Chaudhary, B., Basnet, S., Chaudhary, H., Giri, T. R. and Chaudhary, D. 2012. Conservation Status of Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis bengalensis (Gmelin, 1789) (Gruiformes: Otididae) in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and adjoining areas, eastern Nepal. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(3): 2464-2469.

Baral, N.; Timilsina, N.; Tamang, B. 2003. Status of Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis in Nepal. Forktail 19: 51-55.

Barber, I. 2013. Bengal florican – tag-teamed and a first for the Indian Subcontinent! Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Available at: http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/ourwork/b/biodiversity/archive/2013/05/01/bengal-florican-tag-teamed-and-a-first-for-the-indian-subcontinent.aspx. (Accessed: 10/08/2015).

Barber, I. 2014. Conserving the critically endangered Bengal Florican - a Terai flagship species. Darwin Initiative: Half Year Report (1st April 2014 to 30th September 2014). Available at: http://www.darwininitiative.org.uk/documents/19011/23267/19-011%20HR2%20-%20Edited.pdf. (Accessed: 10/08/2014).

BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

BirdLife International. 2009. Species Guardian Action Update: February 2009 - Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis. Available at: #http://www.birdlife.org/extinction/pdfs/Bengal_Florican_Guardian_updates_Feb09.pdf#.

Choudhury, A. 2011. Manas National Park: Assam's birding hotspot. BirdingASIA 16(62-70).

Eames, J. C. 2007. Conserving Bengal Floricans and improving rural livelihoods at the Tonle Sap, the world's largest floodplain lake, Cambodia. The Babbler: BirdLife in Indochina: 25-27.

Evans, T.; van Zalinge, R.; Hong Chamnan; Ro Borie; Seng Kimhout; Packman, C. 2009. Bengal Floricans in the Tonle Sap floodplain: 2007/8 monitoring report.

Gray, T. N. E.; Chamnan, H.; Borey, R.; Collar, N. J.; Dolman, P. M. 2007. Habitat preferences of a globally threatened bustard provide support for community-based conservation in Cambodia. Biological Conservation 138: 341-350.

Gray, T. N. E.; Collar, N. J.; Davidson, P. J. A.; Dolman, P. M.; Evans, T. D.; Fox, H. H.; Hong Chanman; Borey, R.; Seng Kim Hout; Van Zalinge, R. N. 2009. Distribution, status and conservation of the Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis in Cambodia. Bird Conservation International 19(1): 1-14.

Gray, T. N. E.; Hong Chamnan; Collar, N. J.; Dolman, P. M. 2009. Sex-specific habitat use by a lekking bustard: conservation implications for the critically endangered Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis) in an intensifying agroecosystem. The Auk 126(1): 112-122.

Handschuh, M. 2013. Die Barttrappe in Kambodscha: ein düsteres Kapitel für den Naturschutz oder Fall von Rettung in letzter Minute? ZGAP Mitteilungen 29(1): 12-15.

Ibbett, H.; Lay, C.; Phlai, P.; Song, D.; Hong, C.; Mahood, S. P.; Milner-Gulland, E. J. 2017. Conserving a globally threatened species in a semi-natural, agrarian landscape. Oryx First View: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605316001708.

Mahood, S. P.; Silva, J. P.; Dolman, P. M.; Burnside, R. J. 2016. Proposed power transmission lines in Cambodia constitute a significant new threat to the largest population of the Critically Endangered Bengal florican Houbaropsis bengalensis. Oryx First View: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605316000739.

Mahood, S., Son Virak, Hong Chamnan and Evans, T. 2012. The status of Bengal Florican in the Bengal Florican Conservation Areas, 2010/11 monitoring report. Wildlife Conservation Society Cambodia Program, Phnom Penh.

Packman, C. 2008. Conservation ecology of Bengal Florican: update August 2008. The Babbler: BirdLife in Indochina: 35-37.

Packman, C. 2008. Conservation ecology of the Bengal Florican in Cambodia. The Babbler: BirdLife in Indochina: 40.

Packman, C. 2009. Conservation ecology of Bengal Florican in Cambodia: update October 2009. The Babbler: BirdLife in Indochina: 29.

Packman, C.E., Gray, T.N.R., Collar, N.J., Evans, T.D., Van Zalinge, R.N., Virak, S., Lovett, A.A. and Dolman, P.M. 2013. Rapid loss of Cambodia's grasslands. Conservation Biology 27(2): 245-247.

Packman, C.E., Showler, D.A., Collar, N.J., Virak, S., Mahood, S.P., Handschuh, M., Evans, T.D., Chamnan, H. and Dolman, P.M. 2014. Rapid decline of the largest remaining population of Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis and recommendations for its conservation. Bird Conservation International 24(4): 429-437.

Poudyal, L. P. 2007. Status and distribution of Bengal florican Houbaropsis bengalensis in Nepal.

Rahmani, A. 2016. Conservation of Threatened Grassland Birds of the Brahmaputra Floodplains. Bombay Natural History Society.

Rahmani, A. R. 2001. Status of the Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis in Uttar Pradesh, India.

van Zalinge, R.; Evans, T.; Hong Chamnan; Ro Borei; Packman, C. 2009. Bengal Floricans in the integrated farming and biodiversity areas. The Babbler: BirdLife in Indochina: 27-28.

van Zalinge, R.; Son Virak; Evans, T.; Hong Chamnan. 2010. The status of Bengal Floricans in the Bengal Florican conservation areas: 2009/10 monitoring report.

Further resources

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

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Search for photos, videos and sounds of this species in the Internet Bird Collection.

Species Guardian Action Update

Media resources
Arkive species - Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis)

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Houbaropsis bengalensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2017.