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Item Description Conant, Sheila en_US 2008-11-20T02:36:25Z 2008-11-20T02:36:25Z 1980-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Conant 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.description Reports 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.abstract An 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.sponsorship National Park Service Contract No. CX 8000 7 0007 en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical Report en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 36 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Birds -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bird surveys -- Hawaii -- Hawaii Island. en_US
dc.title Birds of the Kalapana Extension en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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