MIYABI NAKABAYASHI

Last Updated :2021/05/10

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
E-mail
miyabinhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I am working on tropical ecology, especially on seed dispersal by mammals in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Recently, I am focusing on seed dispersal system of fig trees (Ficus spp.) and large-seeded plants such as durians. Please visit my website (https://sites.google.com/site/nakabayashimiyabi/) for more information.

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University

Research Fields

  • Biology;Basic biology;Ecology / Environment

Research Keywords

  • tropical ecology, seed dispersal, Ficus, mammals

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Ecological Society of Japan
  • The Japan Society of Tropical Ecology
  • The Mammal Society of Japan
  • Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Effect of Logging on the Ficus Community at Batu Timbang Research Station, Imbak Canyon Conservation Area, Sabah, Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, 17, 233-249, 2020-10-15
  2. ★, Limited directed seed dispersal in the canopy as one of the determinants of the low hemi-epiphytic figs' recruitments in Bornean rainforests, PLOS ONE, 14(6), 20190613
  3. Short-term movements and strong dependence on figs of binturongs (Arctictis binturong) in Bornean rainforests, European Journal of Wildlife Research, 64(6), 66, 20181010
  4. Horizontal habitat preference of three sympatric Paradoxurinae civet species in a small area in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, European Journal of Wildlife Research, 63, 20161207
  5. ★, Fruit selection of a binturong (Arctictis binturong) by focal animal sampling in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, Mammalia, 81(1), 107-110, 20170101
  6. Observations of intra- and inter-specific interactions of Small-toothed Palm Civets Arctogalidia trivirgata in the Danum Valley Conservation Area, Borneo, Small Carnivore Conservation, 54, 19-22, 2017
  7. Predicted distribution of the common palm civet Paradoxurus hermaphroditus (Mammalia: Carnivora: Viverridae) on Borneo, Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, S33, 84-88, 2016
  8. ★, Behavioral feeding strategy of frugivorous civets in a Bornean rainforest, Journal of Mammalogy, 97(3), 798-805, 2016
  9. ★, Utilization of gravel roads and roadside forests by common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) in Sabah, Malaysia, Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 62, 379-388, 2014
  10. Coming down from the trees: Is terrestrial activity in Bornean orangutans natural or disturbance driven?, Scientific Reports, 4, 4024, 2014
  11. Space use, habitat selection, and day-beds of the common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) in human-modified habitats in Sabah, Borneo, Journal of Mammalogy, 94(5), 1169-1178, 2012
  12. An observation of several Common Palm Civets Paradoxurus hermaphroditus at a fruiting tree of Endospermum diadenum in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia: comparing feeding patterns of frugivorous carnivorans, Small Carnivore Conservation, 47, 42-45, 2012
  13. Do faecal odours enable domestic cats (Felis catus) to distinguish familiarity of the donors?, Journal of Ethology, 30(2), 325-329, 2012

Publications such as books

  1. 2019, Comparison of Plant Diversity and Phenology of Riverine and Mangrove Forests with Those of the Dryland Forest in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia, Primates in Flooded Habitats: Ecology and Conservation, Cambridge University Press, 2019, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Ikki Matsuda, Miyabi Nakabayashi, Yosuke Otani, Yap Sau Wai, Augustine Tuuga, Anna Wong, Henry Bernard, Serge A. Wich, Takuya Kubo, 1107134315, 478, 15-28

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Even small seeds need large seed dispersers, Miyabi Nakabayashi, 7th Frugivores and Seed Dispersal Symposium, 2020, Without Invitation, English
  2. Seed dispersal of hemi-epiphytic figs by binturongs, gibbons and hornbills on Borneo, Nakabayashi M, Ahmad HA, Izawa M, 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, 2018/07/04, Without Invitation, English, The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Kuching, Malaysia
  3. Preference for open canopy habitats by common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, Nakabayashi M, Ahmad HA, Kohshima S, Conservation Asia 2016, 2016/06/30, Without Invitation, English, Conservation Asia, Singapore
  4. Coexistence mechanism of .three sympatric frugivorous civets in Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah, Nakabayashi M, Ahmad HA, Kohshima S, International Conference on Rainforest Ecology, Diversity and Conservation in Borneo, 2015/06/09, Without Invitation, English
  5. Fruit selection of frugivorous carnivores; palm civets, Nakabayashi M, Ahmad AH, Kohshima S, The 3rd Asia Regional Conference of the Society for Conservation Biology, 2014/08/22, Without Invitation, English, The Society for Conservation Biology, Melaka, Malaysia
  6. Feeding Strategy of Frugivorous Carnivores in Borneo: Comparison with Frugivorous Primates, Nakabayashi M, Ahmad AH, Kohshima S, 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, 2014/07/24, Without Invitation, English, The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Cairns, Australia
  7. Feeding strategy of palm civets: carnivorans who chose to be frugivore, Nakabayashi M, Ahmad AH, Kohshima S, Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Asia-Pacific Chapter, 2013/03/19, Without Invitation, English, The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Aceh, Indonesia
  8. Seed dispersal of hemi-epiphytic figs by large animals in Bornean rainforests, Nakabayashi M, Abdul HA, Izawa M, 2018/03/16, Without Invitation, English
  9. Feeding strategy of common palm civets Paradoxurus hermaphroditus in Sabah, Malaysia, Nakabayashi M, Bernard H, 5th International Congress of East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies, 2012/03/19, Without Invitation, English, East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies, Otsu, Japan