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Nipponia nippon is a species of birds in the family Threskiornithidae. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix i. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to the Palearctic. They are diurnal carnivores. They have parental care (female provides care and paternal care). They rely on flight to move around.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Nipponia nippon (Temminck 1835). View this species on GBIF