Crested Ibis

Their habitat is usually mainlands and wetlands. They make their nests at the tops of trees on hills usually overlooking their habitat. Crested Ibises usually eat frogs, small fishes, and small animals.

The Crested Ibis is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Japanese Crested Ibis Flies Back from Extinction - November 17th, 2008 - Japanese royals watch ibis take flight, Sept. 25, 2008.Recently, Britannica Japan Company, Encyclopaedia Britannica’s subsidiary in Japan, informed Advocacy for Animals that ten crested ibis (Nipponia nippon) raised in captivity had been released into the wild at Sado Island. The release on Sept. More

Crested Ibises Born in ChinaAFP A Newborn Crested IbisA Newborn Crested Ibis June 11, 2003 — Chinese wildlife experts announced Tuesday that 59 crested ibises were born this spring at a northern China captive breeding center, bringing the total number of the endangered birds at the center to about 250, state press said. More

Crested Ibises usually eat frogs, small fishes, and small animals. At one time, the Crested Ibis was widespread in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan and Russia. It has now disappeared from most of its former range. The last wild Japanese Crested Ibis died in October 2003, while the remaining wild population can be found only in Shaanxi province of China. This is not the first time this has happened, though. More

* Japanese Crested Ibis, Nipponia nippon * Genus Bostrychia * Olive Ibis, Bostrychia olivacea * Dwarf Olive Ibis, Bostrychia bocagei * Spot-breasted Ibis, Bostrychia rara * Hadada Ibis, Bostrychia hagedash * Wattled Ibis, Bostrychia carunculata * Genus Theristicus More

China Makes Breakthrough in Crested Ibis Protection - Chinese scientists have succeeded in making a pair of white ibises adopt a newborn crested ibis, in what they believe is the first successful such adoption in the world. More

The Crested Ibis, like the Chinese Egret, is a species whose ill-fortunes have been closely linked to its extraordinarily beautiful appearance. Throughout much of the last century it was systematically hunted for its long white breeding plumes, which were used to decorate women's hats. As a consequence of this pressure, and the widespread destruction of forest and wetland habitats, the species declined to a population numbered in single figures. More

Crested ibis seen laying egg in Sado for 1st time under gov't program = Tuesday 30th March, 04:02 AM JST NIIGATA — A pair of crested ibises that have been released into the wild under a government program are likely to have laid at least one egg, an Environment Ministry official said Monday. More

A crested ibis on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture, threw another one of its eggs out of its nest Monday afternoon, as people still wait for the first birth of an ibis chick in the wild in Japan in 34 years. One more egg is believed to remain inside the nest of the 4-year-old male and 1-year-old female ibis, which earlier threw out an egg on Thursday. More

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* Madagascar Crested Ibis, Lophotibis cristata In culture - The Sacred Ibis was an object of religious veneration in ancient Egypt, particularly associated with the god, Thoth. At the town of Hermopolis, ibises were reared specifically for sacrificial purposes and in the Serapeum at Saqqara, archaeologists found the mummies of one and a half million ibises and hundreds of thousands of falcons. More

Images Asian crested ibis in breeding plumage In spite of the Asian crested ibis’ remarkable recovery from the brink of extinction, this distinctive bird remains one of the world’s most threatened ibis species. Unmistakable in appearance, the Asian crested ibis has conspicuous red ... More

Madagascar crested ibis (Lophotibis cristata) = Species information - * Facts & Status * Description * Glossary & References * All * * Back to media Madagascar crested ibis foraging Madagascar crested ibis foragingPrint factsheet Facts - More

Asian Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Endangered Justification This species has become extinct over most of its former range and is now limited to a single area, where it has an extremely small population. More

In 1981 the last five Crested Ibis individuals in Japan were taken into captivity, making the species extinct in the wild in Japan. However in May of the same year, seven wild ibis were rediscovered in central China. By June 2002 this wild population had maintained a steady increase, partly through efforts to protect nest sites and feeding habitats. Current estimates suggest that there are more than 500 wild individuals in China. More

Chinese crested ibises when he meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this weekend at an Asian leaders meeting in the Philippines, Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun daily said on Thursday. The feathery gift would be the latest bilateral move to help save the crested ibis in Japan, a quest that began in 1998 with a similar presentation of two of the birds to Japan by China. More

China Makes Breakthrough in Crested Ibis Protection Adjust font size: Chinese scientists have succeeded in making a pair of white ibises adopt a newborn crested ibis, in what they believe is the first successful such adoption in the world. The scientists put a crested ibis egg in the white ibis nest about three months ago in Beijing Zoo, and the baby ibis hatched after 30 days, the Beijing Morning Post reported. More

subfamily Threskiornithinae The Crested Ibis, Nipponia nippon also known as Japanese Crested Ibis or Toki ( Japanese: トキ variously written in Kanji as 朱鷺 UserPolbot. -> Bostrychia is a genus of Bird in the Threskiornithidae family UserPolbot. -> Theristicus is a genus of Bird in the Threskiornithidae family UserPolbot. ->The Sharp-tailed Ibis ( Cercibis oxycerca) is a species of Bird in the Threskiornithidae The Green Ibis, Mesembrinibis cayennensis, is a wading Bird in the Ibis family Threskiornithidae UserPolbot. More

Crested Ibis ( Nipponia nippon ) The crested ibis ( Nipponia nippon) is one of the most endangered species in the world with between a estimated 800 birds surviving in the wild and captivity in southern Shaanxi Province. Having previously been distributed in Russia, China, Korea and Japan, the range of the crested ibis has been dramatically reduced. More

The crested ibis often lives in trees and descends to the ground to look for food. It feeds on fish, frogs, crabs, and insects. Only 7 was found in Yang County on the southern slope of the Qin Mountains in Shaanxi Province in 1981, which is the last spot in the world survives in the wild. Due to take some effective protected measure by Chinese government, the number of crested ibis have increased to 60(26 in the wild, 32-34 in human care). More

Let the Crested Ibis fly high again in the sky of Sado! All-grade program - Gyouya Elementary School, Sado city, Niigata 2008 We live on the Sado Island, home of the crested Ibis. From late 50's or early 60's, Gyouya Elementary School has protected birds. The school worked on bird watching and birdhouse building in the woods near the school. In late 60's and early 70's it was the only school in Japan that took care and raised an injured crested Ibis. More

First Crested Ibis Born Here in 20 Years A baby crested-ibis breaks through its eggshell at the Crested Ibis Center in Changnyeong, South Gyeongsang Province, Monday. The birth is a part of the government’s restoration project. The Chinese government donated a pair of adult birds for breeding to Korea last year. More

In an effort to bring back the Japanese Crested Ibis from extinction in Japan, China will award 2 Japanese Crested Ibises to Japan by mid-October, the first such donation since 2000, officials said Tuesday. In exchange, 13 birds born in the Sado Japanese Crested Ibis Conservation Center in Sado, Niigata Prefecture, will be taken back to China. This news comes on the heels of China’s loan of 2 Giant Pandas sent to Italy several days ago. More

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Crested IbisCrested Ibis (Japanese Crested Ibis, Asian Crested Ibis) Nipponia nipon Description This species is distinguished by its red facial skin and legs. Non-breeding adults are white, while breeding adults have gray head, neck, mantle and scapulars. Distribution and Habitat Once widely distributed through China, Japan and Siberia, the crested ibis is now one of the most endangered birds in the world. More

Crested Ibis - Nipponia nippon - UNEP-WCMC logo WWF logo Chevron logo Crested Ibis - Nipponia nippon. IUCN STATUS CATEGORY Critically Endangered HABITAT The remaining wild population occurs in patches of pine forest at around 1,200m and in adjacent rice-paddies, ponds and rivers. More

Crested Ibis in Huayang (photographer Zhang Yongwen) Crested Ibis in Huayang (photographer Zhang Yongwen) The Crested Ibis is a beautiful, large, white-plumaged ibis of pine forests, formally found throughout Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Russia and much of China However, by the 1960s and 1970s it was believed to be extinct, with no sightings of the bird for many years. More

Crested Ibis is a very rare wading bird, one of the most endangered Aves in the world today, is classified as an endangered species in the IUCN Red Data Book and Class under the National Protection of China. Praised as'eastern jewel'. Once widely found in China, as well as Russia, Korea and Japan, in 1964 Crested Ibis disappeared stealthily, but it was amazedly found again in Yaojiagou in Yang county in Shaanxi province,China. More

Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Threskiornithidae
Genus : Nipponia
Species : nippon
Authority : (Temminck, 1835)