Jun 30

Perspectives

Hawai'i's Legendary 'Ohi'a Tree Is Important for Birds and People

'Ohi'a is so critical to the survival of Hawai'i’s native birds that it is hard to imagine a vibrant avifauna without it.… Read more >>

Jun 21

Perspectives

To Protect Birds from Wind Turbines, Look to Hawai‘i's Approach

Hawai‘i has a very different approach to wind development than the mainland United States, with strict protocols that go a long way toward protecting endangered birds and bats.… Read more >>

Mar 03

From the Field

Video: Hawaiian Petrels Journey to Safety

This short film chronicles conservationists’ daring efforts to move nestling petrels to a predator-free area where they will hopefully start a new colony.… Read more >>

Feb 27

Perspectives

For Rare Hawaiian Birds, Cats Are Unwelcome Neighbors

To save Hawai‘i’s endangered seabirds and forest birds from extinction, we must acknowledge the challenges outdoor cats pose — and work collaboratively to reduce this threat.… Read more >>

Feb 25

Perspectives

Native or Not? Hawaiian Birds Aren't Always What They Seem

Few people, even those who live in Hawai'i, know which species are native and which are not — in part because introduced birds dominate the developed areas where most people live.… Read more >>

Nov 24

From the Field

Hawaiian Petrel Chicks Thrive Under A Caretaker's Watchful Eye

With round-the-clock care, the endangered petrel chicks are thriving in their new home.… Read more >>

Nov 17

From the Field

From the Underbelly: Spotting Millerbirds on Laysan

The Millerbird's secretive nature and the dense, bushy habitat they inhabit makes it a challenge to spot the tiny birds.… Read more >>

Nov 04

News

A Helicopter Trip to Safety for Rare Hawaiian Petrel Chicks

The new colony will be the only fully protected colony of federally listed seabirds anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands.… Read more >>

Apr 10

From the Field

Mysterious Millerbird: Undercover Footage of Laysan's Little Songbirds

by Megan Dalton Since intensive monitoring of the translocated Millerbird population on Laysan came to an end last fall, I’ve been wrapping up some office work which has included reviewing photos and videos from my two field seasons on-island. Video clips of endangered Millerbirds and Laysan Finches obtained from a… Read more >>

Nov 06

From the Field

There and Back Again: To Laysan with Love

October 30, 2014 | By Megan Dalton It’s a little surreal. September on Laysan just flew by, then we all left the island, and now I’m sitting at my desk at home in Salt Lake City, tapping away at the computer, not needing to swat at the previously omnipresent flies… Read more >>
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