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Forest bird inventory Kalaupapa National Historical Park

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dc.contributor.author Marshall, Susan
dc.contributor.author Kozar, Kelly
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-09T01:49:27Z
dc.date.available 2013-05-09T01:49:27Z
dc.date.issued 2008-04
dc.identifier.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.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/27406
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.
dc.description.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.
dc.description.sponsorship National Park Service Cooperative Agreement No. CA 8012 AO 001
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical Report
dc.relation.ispartofseries 154
dc.subject.lcsh Birds -- Hawaii -- Molokai.
dc.subject.lcsh Kalaupapa National Historical Park (Hawaii)
dc.subject.lcsh Bird surveys -- Hawaii -- Molokai.
dc.title Forest bird inventory Kalaupapa National Historical Park
dc.type Report
dc.type.dcmi Text
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