Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi


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

Hamaguchi, H., Ishikawa M., Konishi, K., Nagai, T., Oshika, H. and Kawakami, K. 2014. A habitat model for the Japanese night heron in the West mikawa area of Aichi prefecture, Japan. Japan. Jpn J Ornithol 63: 33–41.

He, F., Wen, C., Lin, J., Jiang, H., Lin, Z. and Xiao, H. 2016. A brief on the current occurrence of Gorsachius spp. in mainland China. Zoological Systematics 41(3): 315–317.

Hongshik Oh; Youngho Kim; Namkyu Kim. 2010. First breeding record of Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius gorsagi in Korea. Ornithological Science 9: 131-134.

Kawakami, K.; Uchida, H.; Fujita, M. 2005. Diet of the Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi in Japan. Ornithological Science 4(2): 173-177.

Kawana, K. 2006. Japanese Night Heron - silently slipping away? BirdLife International Asia 5(4): 6-7.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Heron Specialist Group

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

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Species factsheet from HeronConservation - The IUCN-SSC Heron Specialist Group

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Gorsachius goisagi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.