White-naped Crane Antigone vipio


Archibald, G. 2013. Under the big skies of Mongolia. ICF Bugle 39(4): 6-7.

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

Bradter, U.; Gombobaatar, S.; Uuganbayar, C.; Grazia, T. E.; Exo, K.-M. 2007. Time budgets and habitat use of White-naped Cranes Grus vipio in the Ulz river valley, north-eastern Mongolia during the breeding season. Bird Conservation International 17(3): 259-271.

Bradter, U.; Gombobaatar, S.; Uuganbayar, C.; Grazia, T.E.; Exo, K.-M. 2005. Reproductive performance and nest-site selection of White-naped Cranes Grus vipio in the Ulz river valley, north-eastern Mongolia. Bird Conservation International 15: 313-326.

Gilbert, M., Bayarbaatar, B., Fine A.E., Jambal, L. and Strindberg S. 2016. Declining breeding populations of White-naped Cranes in eastern Mongolia, a ten-year update. Bird Conserv. Int. June 2016: 1-15.

Harris, J. and Mirande, C. (Ed). In prep. Crane conservation strategy. International Crane Foundation. Baraboo, Wisconsin.

Harris, J., and Zhuang, H. 2010. An ecosystem approach to resolving conflicts between ecological and economic priorities for Poyang Lake wetlands. IUCN and International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, Wisconsin.

Higuchi, H.; Pierre, J. P.; Krever, V.; Andronov, V.; Fujita, G.; Ozaki, K.; Goroshko, O.; Ueta, M.; Smirensky, S.; Mita, N. 2004. Using a remote technology in conservation: satellite tracking White-naped Cranes in Russia and Asia. Conservation Biology 18: 136-147.

Jiang, H., Qian, F., Liu, C., Li, X., Hou, Y., Zhang, G., Dai, M. and Liu, D. Impact of marsh changes on breeding cranes in Sanjiang Plain, northeastern China. Chinese Birds 3: 165–179.

Jiao, S., Lei, J., Jia, Y., Lei, G., Li, F., Mirande, C., Batbayer, N., 2014. A preliminary migration study of White-naped Cranes by satellite tracking. Newsletter of China Ornithological Society 23(1): 25-27.

Kitagawa, T. 2014. The Breeding Ecology of the White-naped Crane Grus vipio in Muraviovka Park, Southeast Russia. J. Yamashina Inst. Omithol. 46: 41-54.

Lee, S.D., Jablonski, P.D. and Higuchi, H. 2007. Effect of heterospecifics on foraging of endangered red-crowned and white-naped cranes in the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Ecological Research 22(4): 635-640.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Crane Specialist Group

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

Explore HBW Alive for further information on this species

International Crane Foundation Species Field Guide

Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan

Status, Survey and Conservation Action Plan

View photos and videos and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Antigone vipio. Downloaded from on 13/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 13/07/2020.