A simple population viability analysis of Tancho (Grus japonensis) in southeastern Hokkaido, Japan

@article{Masatomi2007ASP,
  title={A simple population viability analysis of Tancho (Grus japonensis) in southeastern Hokkaido, Japan},
  author={Y. Masatomi and Seigo Higashi and Hiroyuki Masatomi},
  journal={Population Ecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49},
  pages={297-304}
}
We employed population viability analysis to estimate future population trends and extinction risk of Tancho, the Japanese or red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis). The stage matrix was based on 15 years of data collected by counting the number of wintering cranes and following the survivorship of banded cranes. The accidental death rate was estimated from the number of dead or seriously injured cranes collected in the Kushiro municipal zoo. Consequently, the accidental death rate was found to… CONTINUE READING