Hawaiian Bird Conservation

A recent discussion led by Rosanna Leighton from the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center reflects the astonishing statistics of how close some Hawaiian birds are to extinction. Most talked about were the kiwikiu, the palila and the alala. Baby birds are being raised, but need the forest to remain where it is as their future home, so the Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Project, the Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research are all working together towards ecosystem preservation. More information available at: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/leighton-discusses-efforts-keauhou-bird-conservation-center

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