Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume


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

Carter, H. R.; Ono, K.; Fries, J. N.; Hasegawa, H.; Ueta, M.; Higuchi, H.; Moyer, J. T.; Chan, L. K. O.; Forest, L. N. De; Hasegawa, M.; Vliet, G. B. Van. 2002. Status and conservation of the Japanese Murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume) in the Izu Islands, Japan. Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology 33: 61-87.

Iida T. 2010. First confirmation of multiple family groups of Japanese Murrelet in the western Setouchi Sea. Japan Journal of Ornithology 59: 73–75.

Iida, T. 2008. The first confirmation of the non-breeding habitat of Japanese Murrelets Synthliboramphus wumizusume. Ornithological Science 7(2): 163-165.

Kim D.-W., Kang C.-W., Kim H.-J., Kwon Y.-S. & Park J.-Y. 2012. Breeding of the Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume in South Korea. 28: 151–153.

Otsuki, K. 2013. Historical colony harvesting, at-sea hunting, and local fishing bycatch of the Japanese murrelet at Birojima, Miyazaki-ken, Japan. Pacific Seabirds 40(2): 59-69.

Otsuki, K.: Nakamura, Y. 2016. Current status of Japanese murrelet. Abstract book, Pacific Seabird Group 2016, 43rd Annual Meeting: 109.

Yamaguchi, N. M.; Iida, T.; Nakamura, Y.; Okabe, H.; Oue, K.; Yamamoto, T; Higuchi, H. 2016. Seasonal movements of Japanese Murrelets revealed by geolocators. Ornithological Science 15(1): 47-54.

Further resources

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

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Arkive species - Crested murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume)

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Synthliboramphus wumizusume. Downloaded from on 21/09/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/09/2018.