Long-tailed birch mouse
|Chinese Birch Mouse|
The Chinese Birch Mouse (Sicista caudata), also known as the Long-tailed Birch Mouse, is a species of jumping mouse found in Northeast Asia. It has been reported from the Ussuri region of Manchuria, Sakhalin Island and Primorsky Krai in Russia, and northern North Korea. It is listed as data deficient by the IUCN.
The Chinese Birch Mouse favors riversides and wetlands, but is also found in cultivated land. It builds its nest, made of a woven ball of grass, in the crevices of bushes. It eats green plants, berries and seeds.
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- Tsytsulina, K. (2008). Sicista caudata. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 17 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient
- Holden, M. E.; Musser, G. G. (2005). "Family Dipodidae". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 871–893. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
- Andrew T. Smith; Yan Xie (2008). A guide to the mammals of China. Princeton University Press. pp. 207–. ISBN 978-0-691-09984-2. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
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