Our work, as well as Kaua’i Endangered Seabird Recovery Project’s work, are features of a story in Sunset Magazine titled “Birds of Paradise”
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An article by The Huffington Post discusses the grim future for Hawaii’s birds, if strong action is not taken. It is predicted that by 2100, all 3 of our endangered birds will lose 100% of their habitat.
(from the notebook of KFBRP Field Crew Leader Justin Hite) The thick throaty song of a Small Kauai Thrush stopped me in my tracks. Each phrase was a faithful rendition of his five-syllabled Hawaiian name: Puaiohi. He was close, his voice like a clarinet under honey, and perched directly above his mate’s nest. I smiled […]
(From the notebook of KFBRP seasonal Mithuna Sothieson) It was a week before Easter and in the Alaka’i Wilderness Preserve, the birds were busy doing their thing. Seven active ‘Akikiki nests had been found in the weeks prior, of which four were in the incubating process. Whilst it was situation normal for the creatures of […]
We made the front page of the Garden Island newspaper when the ‘Akikiki and ‘Akeke’e eggs we collected hatched! We were also featured on KHON 2 news, the San Diego Zoo blog, and Voice of America news.
Project Manager, Lisa “Cali” Crampton, is interviewed about our current work for ABC’S magazine “Bird Conservation”
(From the notebook of Americorps intern Kayla Bonnette) The ‘Akikiki is my personal favorite. Not just because they’re adorable with their goofy pink feet (all the birds are incredibly cute), but because of their demeanor. Often looking for food below the canopy, I have had the privilege of observing them for hours. They make little […]
(From the notebook of seasonal technician Patrick Blake) As field researchers, one of the most important aspects of our job is being the eyes and ears of the project, because the data we collect determines the path the project takes. What happens, then, when that data disappears? On a recent field trip, the day’s task […]
(From the notebook of seasonal technician Darin Ripp) Here we are on Kaua`i! All of us 2015 field crew members have arrived on the Garden Isle, and are excited to be involved with the dynamic group that is KFBRP. Many of us got here a couple of weeks ago, and have gotten settled rather quickly, […]
Check out the latest article in Midweek highlighting our Birds, not Rats! crowdfunding campaign, and how it will benefit Kauai’s forest birds.