Reintroduction of hand-reared alala Corvus hawaiiensis in Hawaii

@article{Kuehler1995ReintroductionOH,
  title={Reintroduction of hand-reared alala Corvus hawaiiensis in Hawaii},
  author={Cyndi Kuehler and Peter Harrity and Alan A. Lieberman and Marla Kuhn},
  journal={Oryx},
  year={1995},
  volume={29},
  pages={261-266}
}
The wild alala Corvus hawaiiensis population has been declining for many years and only three pairs of birds are currently reproductively active on the island of Hawaii. At the recommendation of a committee formed by the National Academy of Sciences, a restoration programme was initiated in 1993 by The Peregrine Fund in collaboration with private land-owners, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Biological Service and the State of Hawaii. The restoration programme includes removing eggs… Expand
8 Citations

Tables from this paper

Captive breeding and rearing of critically endangered Mauritius fodies Foudia rubra for reintroduction.
TLDR
Captive breeding trials on Mauritius fodies showed that large numbers of individuals could be produced for a release program from a small number of pairs if enough space was provided and artificial incubation of passerine eggs and rearing of chicks can be used to increase the productivity of endangered taxa. Expand
Failure of translocated, captive-bred North Island Weka Gallirallus australis greyi to establish a new population
TLDR
Radio telemetry was used to follow the fates of the first 17 Weka released in the Karangahake Gorge, near Paeroa, North Island, New Zealand to determine possible outcomes of the liberation. Expand
Successful Reintroduction of Captive‐Raised Yellow‐Shouldered Amazon Parrots on Margarita Island, Venezuela
The Yellow-shouldered Amazon (Amazona barbadensis) is one of the most endangered species of parrots in Venezuela. An integrated conservation program has focused on reversing the causes of parrotExpand
Artificial incubation, hand-rearing, behavior, and release of common 'Amakihi(Hemignathus virens virens): Surrogate research for restoration of endangered Hawaiian forest birds
TLDR
This pilot study shows that the techniques necessary to hatch, rear, and release endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers are available, however, restoration efforts will probably not succeed unless mosquito-free, predator-controlled reintroduction sites are available or strategies are developed to decrease mortality in naive honeycrepeers exposed to disease after release. Expand
FATAL TOXOPLASMOSIS IN FREE-RANGING ENDANGERED ‘ALALA FROM HAWAII
TLDR
The ‘Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) is the most endangered corvid in the world, and intensive efforts are being made to reintroduce it to its former native range in Hawaii, where it appears to pose a significant threat and management challenge to reintroduction programs. Expand
Effects of Early Rearing Experience on Adult Behavior and Nesting in Captive Hawaiian Crows (Corvus hawaiiensis)
TLDR
Behavioral data were collected during the breeding season on eight pairs of Hawaiian crows housed at two facilities on different islands, finding significant differences between isolate- and socially reared birds, with isolate-reared birds having higher rates of solo play and stereotypy. Expand
Anti-Predator Vigilance as an Indicator of the Costs and Benefits of Supplemental Feeding in Newly Released ‘Alalā (Corvus hawaiiensis)
Although supplemental feeding is commonly used as a conservation strategy during animal translocations, it comes with a number of pros and cons which can be hard to quantify. Providing additionalExpand
Automated telemetry reveals post-reintroduction exploratory behavior and movement patterns of an endangered corvid, ʻAlalā (Corvus hawaiiensis) in Hawaiʻi, USA
TLDR
This work is the first to demonstrate the utility and power of automated telemetry for monitoring the reintroduction of small species and provides the first evidence that supplemental feeding can support site fidelity for reintroduced ʻAlalā without restricting a transition to independent foraging. Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 21 REFERENCES
Artificial incubation and hand‐rearing of 'Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) eggs removed from the wild
TLDR
The artificial incubation and hand-rearing techniques for artificial rearing and reintroduction of wild 'Alala on the island of Hawaii are described. Expand
Alala Corvus hawaiiensis Studbook
  • The Peregrine Fund, Inc. and The Olinda Endangered Species Facility.
  • 1994
Alala Corvus hawaiiensis Studbook. The Peregrine Fund, Inc. and The Olinda Endangered Species Facility
  • 1994
National Wildlife Health
  • 1994
National Wildlife Health Research Center Alala Necropsy Report
  • 1994
Trip Report, Alala Hacking Facility, August 1, 1994
  • Report to Olinda Endangered Species Facility.
  • 1994
Veterinary Activities on the Big Island of Hawaii
  • September 23-24, 1994. Report to Olinda Endangered Species Facility.
  • 1994
Alala Necropsy Report - 4127/94
  • Report to Zoological Society of San Diego and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • 1993
Artificial incubation and hand-rearing of loggerhead shrikes
  • Wildlife Society Bulletin, 21, 165-171.
  • 1993
Report on Veterinary Procedures on the Alala 15-18 June, 1993
  • Report to the US Fish
  • 1993
...
1
2
3
...