Reports and Publications

KFBRP publishes a variety of reports and publications every year.  Read our newsletter for updates and highlights from our field work and other activities.  Check out our reports and plans section, which includes our annual reports and 5-year recovery plans for Puaiohi, 'Akikiki and 'Akeke'e.  In our publications and presentations section, you will find scientific papers and presentations authored by KFBRP staff and presented at professional meetings such as the annual Wildlife Society conference.

 

Newsletters

December 2015, issue five

December 2014, issue four

December 2013, issue three

December 2012, issue two

December 2011, issue one

 


Reports and Plans

2016 KFBRP Work Plan

2013 KFBRP Work Plan

2011 Annual Report

Puaiohi Recovery Plan

'Akikiki Recovery Plan

'Akeke'e Recovery Plan

 


Publications and Presentations

Publications

Behnke, LAH, L Pejchar, and LH Crampton. In press.Occupancy and habitat use of the endangered Akikiki and Akekee on Kauai Island, Hawaii. Condor.

Hammond, RL, LH Crampton, LH, and JT Foster. In press. Nesting success of native and introduced forest birds on the island of Kauai. Journal of Avian Biology.

Fantle-Lepcyk, J, A Taylor, D Duffy, LH Crampton, and S Conant. In press. Weather influences on nest success of the endangered Puaiohi (Myadestes palmeri). Wilson Journal of Ornithology.

Glad, A, and LH Crampton. 2015. Local prevalence and transmission of avian malaria in the Alakai Plateau of Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.A. Journal of Vector Ecology 40:221-229.

Hammond, RL, LH Crampton, and JT Foster. 2015. Breeding biology of two endangered forest birds on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Condor 117:31-40.

VanderWerf, EA, LH Crampton, JS Diegmann, CT Atkinson, and DL Leonard. 2014. Survival estimates of wild and captive-bred Puaiohi, an endangered Hawaiian thrush. Condor 116:609-618.

Atkinson, CT, RB Utzurrum, DA LaPointe, RJ Camp, LH Crampton, JT Foster, and TW Giambelluca. 2014. Changing Climate and the Altitudinal Range of Avian Malaria in the Hawaiian Islands - an Ongoing Conservation Crisis on the Island of Kaua‘i. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12535

Switzer, R, A Lieberman, J Nelson and LH Crampton, 2013. Augmentation of the Puaiohi population through captive propagation and release on the Alakai Plateau, Kauai, Hawaii, USA. Reintroduction Specialist Group Book, IUCN.

Paxton, EH, J Burgett, E McDonald-Fadden, E Bean, CT Atkinson, D Ball, C Cole, LH Crampton, J Kraus, DA LaPointe, L Mehrhoff, MD Samuel, DC Brewer, SJ Converse, and S Morey. 2012. Keeping Hawai’i’s Forest Birds One Step Ahead of Avian Diseases in a Warming World: a focus on Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge. A case study from the Structured Decision Making Workshop, Volcano HI. National Conservation Training Center. Sheperdstown, WV.

VanderWerf, EA and PK Roberts. 2008. Foraging and Nesting of the 'Akikiki or Kaua'i Creeper (Oreomystis bairdi). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120: 195-199.

 

Presentations

2015

Bonnette, KL. Preventing Extinction: a race against time to save Kaua'i's forest birds. Oral Presentation. Humboldt State University, Arcata CA. September 2015.

Bonnette, KL, LH Crampton, AH Elzinga, KE Pias, and BA Heindl. Non-breeding season movements of Akikiki and other endangered endemic forest birds on Kaua'i. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Hilo HI. August 2015 (Poster)

2014

Pejchar, L, S Culliney, M Kaushik, S Bombaci, LH Crampton, R Switzer, and V Ruiz-Gutierrez. Seed dispersal dynamics and the decline of Hawaii's fruit-eating birds. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2014.

Behnke, L, R Hammond, LH Crampton, J Foster, L Pejchar. Factors influencing habitat use and nest survival of the endangered Akikiki and Akeke'e on Kauai Island, Hawaii. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2014.

Crampton, LH, K Brinck, EH Paxton, RJ Camp, GM Gorresen, B Heindl, KE Pias, J Diegmann. Occupancy and survival of the critically endangered, highly cryptic, single island endemic, the Puaiohi. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2014.

Paxton, EH, RJ Camp, GM Gorresen, LH Crampton, DL Leonard, EA VanderWerf. Rapid community-wide declines in Kauai's native forest birds. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2014.

Pias, KE, LH Crampton, K Brinck, R Camp. Changes in Kaua'i's forest bird community. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2014.

 

2013

Crampton, LH, EA Vanderwerf, JS Diegmann, PK Roberts, DL Leonard. Survival estimates of wild & captive-released Puaiohi, an endangered Hawaiian thrush. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2013.

Elzinga, AH, BA Heindl, and LH Crampton. Developing dependable monitoring strategies for nest boxes to aid in the recovery of an endangered endemic species. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2013 (Poster).

Hammond, RL, J Foster, and LH Crampton. Solving the mystery of empty forest bird nests. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2013.

Heindl, BA, AH Elzinga, LH Crampton. Developing Dependable Monitoring Strategies for Nest Boxes to aid in the Recovery of an Elusive and Cryptic Endangered Species. The Wildlife Society Conference, Milwaukee WI. October 2013.

Kingsley, R, S Belcher, LH Crampton, J Kramer, R Leighton, J Nelson, K Parsons, R Switzer. Captive Propagation and Reintroduction of the Puaiohi (Myadestes palmeri): Seventeen Years of Conservation Action. The Wildlife Society Conference, Milwaukee WI. October 2013 (Poster).

Ozaki, N, CR Alevizos, LH Crampton, K Cassel, K Pias, and S Montgomery. Restoring Hawaiian Endangered Bird Habitat: Investigating the effect of invasive plant removal on native forest birds on Kaua‛i. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI. July 2013 (Poster).

 

2012

Crampton, LH, K Brink, RJ Camp, M Gorresen, and B Heindl. 2012. Occupancy surverys for a critically endangered, highly cryptic, single island endemic, the Puaiohi. North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver BC.

Heindl, B, LH Crampton, LA Behnke, and E Vanderwerf. 2012. Nest site limitation in the Puaiohi or Small Kaua'i Thrush (Myadestes palmeri): using nest boxes to expand the global range of an endangered species. North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver BC.

Hammond, RL, JT Foster, and LH Crampton. 2012 Effects of Rodent Predation on Nesting Success of Forest Birds on Kaua'i. Poster Presentation. North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver BC.

Solomon, LE, LH Crampton, RL Hammond, and PK Roberts. 2012. Territory selection by Puaiohi: Influence on food abundance, nest sites, and forest composition and structures. Poster Presentation. North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver BC.

Behnke, LA, L Pejchar, and LH Crampton. 2012. Characterizing Space Use and Estimating Home Range Sizes of 'Akikiki, an Elusive Endangered Honeycreeper. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu HI.

 

2011

Behnke, LA, L Pejchar, LH Crampton. 2011. Influence of Vegetation Community, Food Abundance, and Predation on Kaua'i’s Endangered Honeycreepers: Research Study Design and Initial Results. Poster Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Behnke, LA, L Pejchar, LH Crampton. 2011. Kauai's Endangered Honeycreepers: Home Range Estimation and Habitat Use. Poster Presentation. The Wildlife Society Conference, Waikoloa, HI.

Crampton, LH, PK Roberts, LE Solomon, RL Hammond, LA Behnke, BA Heindl. 2011. Habitat Selection by endangered Puaiohi: Influence of food abundance, nest sites, and forest composition and structure. Oral Presentation. The Wildlife Society Conference, Waikoloa, HI.

Hammond, RL, LH Crampton, PK Roberts. 2011. A Geographical Evaluation of Nesting Substrate for the Puaiohi, Myadestes palmeri. Oral presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference.

Heindl, BA, LH Crampton, LA Behnke.  2011.Forest Bird Populations In Relation to Forest Vegetation and Structure on the Alaka‘i Plateau: Baseline Abundance and Richness Pre-installation of the Alaka'i Protective Fence.  Oral Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference.

Paxton, E, CT Atkinson, D Ball, J Burgett, C Cole, LH Crampton, J Kraus, DA LaPointe, L Mehrhoff, MD Samuel. 2011. Keeping Hawaii's Forest Birds One Step Ahead of Diseases in a Warming World. Oral Presentation.  The Wildlife Society, Waikoloa, HI.

Reynolds, MH, JS Hatfield, J Klavitter, LP Laniawe, LH Crampton. 2011. Influence of Space Use on Fitness and the Reintroduction Success of the Laysan Teal. Oral Presentation.  The Wildlife Society, Waikoloa, HI.

Solomon, LE, LH Crampton, LA Behnke, BA Heindl. 2011.  Territory Selection by Puaiohi: Influence of Food Abundance and Forest Composition. Poster Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference.

Solomon, LE, BA Heindl, LH Crampton, LA Behnke. 2011.Forest Bird Population and Vegetation Structure: Baseline Assessment Prior to Installation of the Alaka'i Protective Fence. Oral Presentation. The Wildlife Society Conference, Waikoloa, HI.

 

2010

Crampton, LH, PK Roberts, LA Behnke. 2010. Starting Small: Population Size and Distribution of an Endangered Kaua'i Endemic, the Puaiohi. Oral Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference.

Crampton, LH, PK Roberts, LA Behnke. 2010. Starting Small: Population Size and Distribution of an Endangered Kaua'i Endemic, the Puaiohi. Oral Presentation. The Wildlife Society Conference, Snowbird, UT.

Roberts, PK. 2010. Starting Small: Population Size and Distribution of the Puaiohi, an Endangered Kaua'i Endemic. Oral Presentation. American Ornithologists' Union Conference, San Diego, CA.

 

2009

Atkinson, CT, RC Utzurrum, LA Behnke, JD Russell. 2009. Changes in Prevalence of Avian Malaria on the Alaka'i Plateau - and Early Signal for Global Climate Change in Hawai'i. Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference. 

 

2008

Behnke, LA, JD Russell, JL Anderson, PK Roberts. 2008. Nesting Behavior of the 'Akikiki or Kaua'i Creeper. Poster Presentation. American Ornithologists' Union Conference, Portland, OR.

Roberts, PK, A Lieberman, DL Leonard. 2008. Measuring Success: Lessons learned from the Puaiohi. Poster Presentation. American Ornithologists' Union Conference, Portland, OR.

Roberts, PK, A Lieberman, DL Leonard. 2008. Measuring Success: Lessons learned from the Puaiohi. Poster Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference. 

Russell, JD, JL Anderson, LA Behnke, PK Roberts. 2008. Nesting Behavior of the 'Akikiki or Kaua'i Creeper. Poster Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference.

 

2006

Roberts, PK, T Savre. 2006. What are we doing to save the Puaiohi?. Poster Presentation. Hawai‘i Conservation Conference.