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‘Alalā released on Hawaii Island in 2017 appear to thrive

The eleven young ‘Alalā living in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve on the Island of Hawai‘i continue to thrive, showing increased natural behaviors, foraging on native plants, and even challenging the occasional ‘Io, or Hawaiian Hawk. Conservationists are cautiously optimistic about the birds’ continued success in native habitat and are working together with researchers […]

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Native Hawaiian trees planted in collaborative effort

MEDIA RELEASE On March 6, a group of more than 50 school children hiked into the new Discovery Forest around the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC) to take part in reclaiming the disappearing wild lands of Hawaii. As part of an ongoing conservation effort led by San Diego Zoo Global and the Hawaii Forest Institute […]

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Parent-raised rare birds are first in this century

Leighton: ‘Her maternal instincts kicked in straight away and we are absolutely delighted that the chicks have successfully fledged’

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