Okinawa Rail Hypotaenidia okinawae


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

Collar, N. J.; Butchart, S. H. M. 2013. Conservation breeding and avian diversity: chances and challenges. International Zoo Yearbook 48(1): 7-28.

JiJi Press. 2016. Japan to Set Up New National Park in Okinawa. Available at: http://newsonjapan.com/html/newsdesk/article/115471.php.

Kotaka, N.; Sawashi, Y. 2004. The Road-kill of the Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae. Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology 35: 134-143.

Ozaki, K.; Komeda, S.; Baba, T.; Toguchi, Y.; Harato, T. 2006. Declining distribution of the Okinawa Rail: impact of introduced predators. Journal of Ornithology 147(5): 103-104.

Ozaki, K.; Yamamoto, Y.; Yamagishi, S. 2010. Genetic diversity and phylogeny of the endangered Okinawa Rail, Gallirallus okinawae. Genes & Genetic Systems 85: 55-63.

Shimpo, R. 2011. Growing number of Okinawa rails killed by automobiles. Available at: http://english.ryukyushimpo.jp/2011/07/12/1739/.

Further resources

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

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Hypotaenidia okinawae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2020.