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Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis



References

Baral, H.S.; Ram, A. K.; Chaudhary, B.; Chaudhary, D.; Timsina, A.; Acharya, S.; Bidari, K.; Acharya, S.; Acharya, B.; Thulung, P.; Karki, A.; Acharya, K.P. 2013. Survey of Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis bengalensis (Gmelin, 1789) (Gruiformes: Otididae) in the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and adjoining areas, Nepal. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(7): 4076-4083.

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.

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.

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Brahma, N.; Lahkar, B.P. 2009. Preliminary survey of the Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis in four protected areas of North Bank Landscape, Assam. Rhino Foundation Newsletter and Journal 8: 45-47.

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.; Chamnan, H.; Borie, R.; Kimhout, S.; 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.; Chamnan, H.; 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.

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

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.

Jha, R.R.S.; Thakuri, J.J.; Rahmani, A.R.; Dhakal, M.; Khongsai, N.; Pradhan, N.M.B.; Shinde, N.; Chauhan, B.K.; Talegaonkar, R.K.; Barber, I.P.; Buchanan, G.M.; Galligan, T.H.; Donald, P.F. 2018. Distribution, movements, and survival of the critically endangered Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis in India and Nepal. Journal of Ornithology Online access: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10336-018-1552-1.

Mahood, S.; Virak, S.; Chamnan, H.; 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.

Mahood, S.P.; Silva, J.P.; Dolman, P.M.; Burnside, R.J. 2018. Proposed power transmission lines in Cambodia constitute a significant new threat to the largest population of the Critically Endangered Bengal florican Houbaropsis bengalensis. Oryx 52(1): 147-155.

Packman, C.E.; Gray, T.N.R.; Collar, N.J.; Evans, T.D.; Van Zalinge, R.N.; Virak, S.; Lovett, A.A.; 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.; 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.

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

van Zalinge, R.; Virak, S; Evans, T.; Chamnan, H. 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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Species Guardian Action Update

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Houbaropsis bengalensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2018.