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Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii


CHECKLIST KEY:

Status

I - Indigenous: occurred naturally prior to humans (also called native).
E - Endemic: found naturally only in Hawai'i and nowhere else in the world. A special subset of native.
A - Alien introduction by humans (also called non-native, introduced, or exotic).
* - Endangered.

Abundance

C - Common: certain to be seen in proper habitat or season.
U - Uncommon: not easily seen even though present.
O - Occasional: seen a few times a year at Pu'uhonua.
R - Rare: seen every two to five years at Pu'uhonua.
X - Accidental: seen only once or twice at Pu'uhonua.

Occurrence

YR - Year-round resident.
M - Migrant or vagrant: generally present from September to May.

Breeding

BR - Breeding: is known to have or is likely to have nested at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park within the past decade.
PH - Pelagic Hawaiian seabird seen nearshore: breeds on offshore islets or Northwestern Hawaii Islands.
BE - Breeds elsewhere outside of Hawaiian Archipelago.
UB - Unknown if breeding has occurred at or near Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park within the past decade.


FAMILY SULIDAE                         STATUS     ABUNDANCE     OCCURRENCE     BREEDING
                    _
___ Brown Booby or 'A                    I            O             YR            PH
(Sula leucogaster plotus)

FAMILY ARDEIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron or 'Auku'u I R YR UB (Nycticorax nycticorax hoactli)
FAMILY ACCIPITRIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Hawaiian Hawk or 'Io E* O YR UB (Buteo solitarius)
FAMILY PHASIANIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Erckel's Francolin A X YR UB (Francolinus erckelii) ___ Ring-necked Pheasant A R YR UB (Phasianus colchicus)
FAMILY CHARADRIIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING _ ___ Pacific Golden-Plover or Kolea I C M BE (Pluvialis fulva)
FAMILY RECURVIROSTRIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING _ ___ Hawaiian Stilt or Ae'o E* X YR UB (Himantopus mexicanus knudseni)
FAMILY SCOLOPACIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING _ ___ Wandering Tattler or 'Ulili I C M BE (Heteroscelus incanus) ___ Bristle-thighed Curlew or Kioea I X M BE (Numenius tahitiensis) ___ Ruddy Turnstone or 'Akekeke I C M BE (Arenaria interpres)
FAMILY COLUMBIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Spotted Dove A C YR BR (Streptopelia chinensis) ___ Zebra Dove A C YR BR (Geopelia striata)
FAMILY PSITTACIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Patagonian Conure(Escape?) A O YR UB (Cyanoliseus patagonus)
FAMILY TYTONIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Common Barn-Owl A U YR BR (Tyto alba)
FAMILY STRIGIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Short-eared Owl or Pueo E O YR UB (Asio flammeus sandwichensis)
FAMILY STURNIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Common Myna A C YR UB (Acridotheres tristis)
FAMILY ZOSTEROPIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Japanese White-eye A C YR BR (Zosterops japonicus)
FAMILY EMBERIZIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Northern Cardinal A C YR BR (Cardinalis cardinalis) ___ Yellow-billed Cardinal A C YR BR (Paroaria capitata) ___ Saffron Finch A U YR BR (Sicalis flaveola)
FAMILY FRINGILLIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ House Finch A C YR BR (Carpodacus mexicanus) ___ Yellow-fronted Canary A U YR UB (Serinus mozambicus)
FAMILY PASSERIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ House Sparrow A U YR BR (Passer domesticus)
FAMILY ESTRILDIDAE STATUS ABUNDANCE OCCURRENCE BREEDING ___ Lavender Waxbill A U YR BR (Estrilda caerulescens) ___ Warbling Silverbill A U YR UB (Lonchura malabarica) ___ Nutmeg Mannikin A U YR UB (Lonchura punctulata)

For additional information contact:
         National Park Service
         Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park
         P.O. Box 129
         Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii 96726
This resource is based on the following source:
National Park Service.  No date.  Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical 
     Park bird checklist.  National Park Service.  5 pages.
This resource should be cited as:
National Park Service.  No date.  Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical 
     Park bird checklist.  National Park Service.  5 pages.  Jamestown, 
     ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govhonaunau.htm 
     (Version 26MAY98).

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