Corpus ID: 89682661

Conservation status and recovery strategies for endemic Hawaiian birds

  title={Conservation status and recovery strategies for endemic Hawaiian birds},
  author={P. Banko and R. David and J. Jacobi and W. Banko},
  journal={Studies in avian biology},
Populations of endemic Hawaiian birds declined catastrophically following the colonization of the islands by Polynesians and later cultures. Extinction is still occurring, and recovery programs are urgently needed to prevent the disappearance of many other species. Programs to recover the endemic avifauna incorporate a variety of conceptual and practical approaches that are constrained by biological, financial, social, and legal factors. Avian recovery is difficult to implement in Hawai‘i… Expand

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