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2011-11-08 21:48:21

The Wildlife Society's annual conference is from Nov. 5 to 10 on Waikoloa (the Big Island), Hawaii.

2010-08-05 14:18:00

PAAUILO, Hawaii, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods (HLH) has developed a fundraiser initiative to help schools and organizations raise money while improving the planet and benefitting Hawaii's unique ecosystem.

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2010-03-11 09:45:00

Wildlife experts praised the Obama administration for its “holistic approach” to conversation in Hawaii, after it named 48 species to be added to the endangered species list on Wednesday, boosting the number of endangered Hawaiian species from 2 to 50.

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2009-09-17 12:46:55

In the late 1920s, people intentionally introduced birds known as Japanese white-eyes into Hawaiian agricultural lands and gardens for purposes of bug control.

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2008-03-27 13:05:00

U.S. Forest Service scientists with the Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry have completed a study on ways to make high-value koa trees grow faster, while increasing biodiversity, carbon sequestration, scenic beauty, and recreation opportunities in native Hawaiian forests.

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2005-06-23 07:18:45

Yellowed grasses cover the lower southern slopes of Mauna Kea where impenetrable koa forests once stood on the Big Island. But Hawaii's largest endemic tree, with its sickle-shaped leaves, has reclaimed some of its former territory over the last two decades.

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2004-12-01 08:10:00

One of Earth's rarest birds might have gone into extinction following the death of one of the last known po'ouli. The aging male po'ouli died in captivity Friday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday.


Latest Fringillidae Reference Libraries

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2008-05-16 15:20:10

The Black Mamo (Drepanis funerea), was discovered in 1893 in the Pelekuna Valley, on the island of Molokai, where it was once found in the high forests of the peaks. There is fossil evidence of this species on the island of Maui. It was shot down many times for collections because of what the bird looked like. Being eight inches long from tail tip to the end of is bill, it was a large bird, but was not as large as the former species of Mamo, the Hawaiian Mamo. It was shadowy black with...

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2008-05-16 14:53:42

The Spectacled Finch (Callacanthis burtoni), is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-05-16 14:44:42

The Scarlet Finch (Haematospiza sipahi), is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

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