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A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific
This is the first field guide to the identification of the birds of the islands of the tropical Pacific, including the Hawaiian Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, southeastern Polynesia, and Micronesia. ItExpand
The Hawaiian honeycreepers : Drepanidinae
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This chapter discusses honeycreepers in Hawaii, as well as names of plants and families of non-HAWAIIAN birds mentioned in the text. Expand
NOTES ON THE TAXONOMY, NATURAL HISTORY, AND STATUS OF THE RESIDENT BIRDS OF PALAU
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The recommendation is made that Pyrrhoglaux podargina, Rhipidura lepida, and possibly Megapodius laperouse be declas- sified as Endangered Species, but that Palau populations of Rallina eurizo- noides, Gallinula chloropus, Porphyrio porphyrio, and Caprimulgus indicus be considered for such listing. Expand
REFLECTIONS ON A 1975 EXPEDITION TO THE LOST WORLD OF THE ALAKA'I AND OTHER NOTES ON THE NATURAL HISTORY, SYSTEMATICS, AND CONSERVATION OF KAUA'I BIRDS
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Because the Alaka'i studies were seminal in the development of the current AOU classification of Hawaiian native passerines, they defend that classification against recent challenges and further refine it. Expand
INTRA-ISLAND VARIATION IN THE 'ELEPAIO ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAI'I
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Analysis of specimens from localities throughout the island reveals that the variation is geographically based, and that three subspecies can be distinguished: C. s. Expand
Systematics of the Hawaiian creepers' Oreomystis and Paroreomyza
A group of small, insectivorous, straight-billed Hawaiian honeycreepers once regarded as forms of a single species Loxops maculata are actually five species that comprise two genera that are notExpand
Birds of Kenya & Northern Tanzania
This field guide is an abridged edition of the very successful Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania written by the same authors. It covers all 1089 bird species known from the region, includingExpand
Noteworthy Bird Records for Micronesia, with a Summary of Raptor Sightings in the Mariana Islands, 1988-1999
Sixty noteworthy bird records for the Mariana and Caroline Islands, 1988-1999, include new island records, a first breeding of Common Moorhens (Gallinula chloropus) on Yap, and an unprecedent- edExpand
Chapter 7: Revisiting Species and Subspecies of Island Birds for a Better Assessment of Biodiversity
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This work reviews avian taxonomic history in the Hawaiian Islands, speciation patterns in Pacific island pigeons and doves, and patterns of variation in the widespread Polynesian Starling to demonstrate that the biological species concept, if applied with consideration of potential isolating mechanisms, vagility, and degree of freedom, could be applied to island birds. Expand
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