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Birds of the Kalapana Extension

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dc.contributor.authorConant, Sheilaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-11-20T02:36:25Z-
dc.date.available2008-11-20T02:36:25Z-
dc.date.issued1980-10en_US
dc.identifier.citationConant S. 1980. Birds of the Kalapana Extension. Honolulu (HI): Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany. PCSU Technical Report, 36.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10125/4002-
dc.descriptionReports were scanned in black and white at a resolution of 600 dots per inch and were converted to text using Adobe Paper Capture Plug-in.en_US
dc.description.abstractAn avifaunal survey of the Kalapana Extension of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, conducted from 1976-1979, revealed the presence of 26 bird species in 24 genera and 17 families. There were six species endemic to the Hawaiian archipelago, of which one species and the subspecies of three others are endemic to the island of Hawai'i. One of the three indigenous species, the Pueo (Asio flammeus sandwichensis), is represented by a subspecies endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Of the six endemic birds occurring in the Kalapana Extension, two, the Nene (Branta sandy icensis) and the 'Io (Buteo solitarius), are endangered species. Although all habitat types are inhabited by at least one native bird, no one native species occurred in all habitat types. Of the 15 exotic bird species, the Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus), the Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), and the House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) were found throughout the study area. The White-eye was by far the most abundant bird in the Kalapana Extension.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNational Park Service Contract No. CX 8000 7 0007en_US
dc.language.isoen-USen_US
dc.publisherCooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesTechnical Reporten_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries36en_US
dc.subject.lcshBirds -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island.en_US
dc.subject.lcshHawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii)en_US
dc.subject.lcshBird surveys -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island.en_US
dc.titleBirds of the Kalapana Extensionen_US
dc.typeReporten_US
dc.type.dcmiTexten_US
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