Population information

Order name Ciconiiformes
Family name Threskiornithidae
Scientific name Nipponia nippon Common name Asian Crested Ibis
Population name China
Breeding range Central China Non-breeding range
Red List Category Endangered
Ramsar regions Asia
Notes There are an additional 40 Nipponia in captivity (30 in Yanxian and 10 in Beijing). (WPE2)

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 0 0 140 140 [R66]
WPE 4 2006 2006 350 350 [S4402] [R668]
WPE 2 0 0 50 50 [R667]
WPE 1 0 0 22 50 [R734]
WPE 5 2006 2006 350 350 [S6488] [R668]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1981 1998 INC [R68]
WPE 4 1981 2006 INC [R64]
WPE 2 1985 1995 STA [R123]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1981 2006 INC [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 1
WPE 4 2006 3
WPE 2 1997 1
WPE 1 1994 1
WPE 5 2012 4

References

  • R66 - BirdLife International Website 2002
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R668 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 2006.
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org
  • R667 - Unpublished information supplied by Wetlands International Specialist Groups, 1997.
  • R123 - Chan, S. (pers. comm.). 1996. Unpublished information from Eastern Asia.
  • R734 - Zhang Zhiyen. 1992. Protecting the gem of the Orient - Oriental Crested Ibis. Specialist Group on Storks, Ibises and Spoonbills Newsletter 5 (1/2): 2-4.

Notes

  • S4402 - 676, 2005: 350 in the wild in Shaanxi province. There are an additional 350 Nipponia nippon in captivity (676).
  • S6488 - WI-IUCN Specialist Groups (2006): 350 in the wild in Shaanxi province. There are an additional 350 Nipponia nippon in captivity (WI-IUCN Specialist Groups (2006)).



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