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Nipponia nippon (Temminck, 1835)

Asian Crested Ibis, Japanese Crested ibis, Crested ibis

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1978

Rediscovered in 1981

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Eurasia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

(Temminck) 1835 Pl.Col. livr.93 pl.551


Other references:

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BirdLife International. 2016. Nipponia nippon. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22697548A93620321. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22697548A93620321.en. Downloaded on 14 February 2017.

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Changqing Ding. 2010. Crested Ibis. Chinese Birds 1(2): 156-162.

Chen, S., Hao, H., Liu, Q., Wang, R., Zhang, P., Wang, X., Du, E., and Yang, Z. (2013). Phylogenetic and pathogenic analyses of two virulent Newcastle disease viruses isolated from crested ibis (Nipponia Nippon) in China. Virus Genes, 46(3):447–453.

Chikatsuji, K. 2007. Ibis and Man - bringing them back together. BirdLife International Asia 6(2): 2-3.

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

Dong, R., Ye, X., Zhong, L., Li, X., Li, M., Wang, H., and Yu, X. (2018). Effects of breeding success, age and sex on breeding dispersal of a reintroduced population of the crested ibis (Nipponia Nippon) in Ningshan county, China. Avian Research, 9(1):40.

Endo, C. and Nagata, H. 2013. Seasonal changes of foraging habitats and prey species in the Japanese Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon reintroduced on Sado Island, Japan. Bird Conserv. Intern. 23(4): 445-453.

Feng, Shaohong et al. (2019). The Genomic Footprints of the Fall and Recovery of the Crested Ibis. Current Biology 29(2): 340-349.

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Hu, C.-S., Song, X., Ding, C.-Q., Ye, Y.-X., Qing, B.-P., and Wang, C. (2016). The size of winter-flooded paddy fields no longer limits the foraging habitat use of the endangered crested ibis (Nipponia Nippon) in winter. Zoological science, 33(4):345–352.

Hu, Han et al. (2019). Evaluating bird collision risk of a high-speed railway crossing the habitat of the crested ibis (Nipponia nippon) in Qinling Mountains, China. arXiv preprint.

Huang, Yongjie et al. (2022). Tall trees drive the nest-site selection of wild Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon. Bird Conservation International. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0959270921000526

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Jiang, Nan et al. (Accepted, 2022). The impact of predation on population dynamics of the Crested Ibis in the Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi, central China. Restoration Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13741

Koshidal, C. J. Ueno, Y., Nakatsu, H., Nagata, H. and Yamagishi, S. Male and Female Breeding Behavior of the Reintroduced Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon during Their Nest Building and Egg Incubation. J. Yamashina Inst. Ornithol. 46(1): 1-13.

Kyodo. 2015. Chick born to wild crested ibis pair on Sado Island marks 40-year first. Available at: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/04/22/national/chick-born-wild-crested-ibis-pair-sado-marks-40-year-first/#.V9vyFvkrKUk

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