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Forest bird inventory Kalaupapa National Historical Park

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Title:Forest bird inventory Kalaupapa National Historical Park
Authors:Marshall, Susan
Kozar, Kelly
LC Subject Headings:Birds -- Hawaii -- Molokai.
Kalaupapa National Historical Park (Hawaii)
Bird surveys -- Hawaii -- Molokai.
Date Issued:Apr 2008
Publisher:Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany
Citation:Marshall S, Kozar K. 2008. Forest bird inventory Kalaupapa National Historical Park. Honolulu (HI): Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany. PCSU Technical Report, 154.
Series:Technical Report
154
Abstract:A survey for forest birds was conducted in Kalaupapa National Historical Park in 2005 to determine presence-absence and abundance. Forest bird surveys were conducted using the variable circular plot method. Survey stations were established 140 m apart along six transects of variable length. Stations were surveyed for birds from March – May 2005. Also included in the analysis are data from a Hawaii Forest Bird Survey in 2004 for two transects located in the park. Of the nine native species that once inhabited the island, only three remain: We detected the Apapane (Himatione sanguinea), Iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea) and Maui Amakihi (Hemignathus virens wilsoni). As on other islands, Molokai now supports a number of non-native birds including: the Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus), Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis), House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus), Japanese Bush-warbler (Cettia diphone), Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus), Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), Nutmeg Mannikin (Lonchura punctulata), Red-billed Leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea), Skylark (Alauda arvensis), Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis), and White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus). The results from the survey will be used to develop comprehensive monitoring and management plans for avian species in Kalaupapa National Historical Park.
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URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/27406
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