Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ibises and Spoonbills :: Crested Ibis
Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon
Described by: Temminck (1835)
Alternate common name(s): Japanese Crested-ibis, Japanese Ibis
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Ex. restricted range;
C. China (Qinling Mountains near Xian in s. Shansi and Yang Zian Reserve, Shanghai Province). A captive breeding program was attempted in Japan off the w. coast of Honshu on Sado Is., but the last bird in this program died in 2002. Formerly found in Korea during the winter and spring (two birds seen in the demilitarized zone n. of Seoul in February 1966), ex. se. Siberia (Amurland).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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