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dc.contributor.author Woodward, Sue A en_US
dc.contributor.author Vitousek, Peter M en_US
dc.contributor.author Matson, Kathleen en_US
dc.contributor.author Hughes, Flint en_US
dc.contributor.author Benvenuto, Kecia en_US
dc.contributor.author Matson, Pamela A en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-16T04:00:39Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-04-16T04:00:39Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1990-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Woodward SA, Vitousek PM, Matson K, Hughes F, Benvenuto K, Matson PA. 1990. Use of the exotic tree Myrica faya by native and exotic birds in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. Pac Sci 44(1): 88-93. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1245 en_US
dc.description.abstract The exotic nitrogen-fixing tree Myrica faya is invading Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (HAVO). Observations of avian use of M.faya demonstrated that although four species of native birds visited the trees, they rarely fed on the fruits. Seven species of exotic birds were seen visiting M.faya, and five of these were observed ingesting the fruit. The most frequent visitor and consumer was the Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus). Over one-third of the captured Z. japonicus produced fecal samples containing M. faya seeds, and those seeds were as viable as those picked from M. faya trees and beneath their canopies. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii Press en_US
dc.title Use of the Exotic Tree Myrica faya by Native and Exotic Birds in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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