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Breeding Variation in a Reintroduced Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Population in Central China

Breeding Variation in a Reintroduced Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Population in Central China

Dongping Liu1, Guogang Zhang1, Chao Wang2, Baoping Qing2 and Jun Lu1,*

1Key Laboratory of Forest Protection of State Forestry Administration, Research Institute of Forest Ecology and Environment Protection, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing 100091, China
2Shaanxi Hanzhong Crested Ibis National Nature Reserve, Hanzhong 723300, China

*     Corresponding author: lujunmail@vip.sina.com

Fig. 1.

Map of the study area and the nest sites of wild and reintroduced crested ibis during 2006-2014.

Fig. 2.

Diameter at breast height (DBH) of solitary and colonial nest trees in crested ibis.

Fig. 3.

Percentage of first nest failure in wild and reintroduced crested ibis population by month during 2006-2014.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

August

Vol. 52, Iss. 4, Pages 1225-1630

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