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Hawai'i Waterbird Network

The Hawai'i Wildlife Ecology Lab at the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa is working in collaboration with Hawai'i Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), He'eia National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), and Pacific Birds Habitat Joint Venture (PBHJV) to conserve endemic waterbird populations across the Hawaiian Islands. The Wildlife Ecology Lab manages this website to provide information on native Hawaiian waterbirds and create a platform to identify and report cases of avian infection.

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Many endemic waterbird species in Hawai'i are endangered due to loss of wetland habitat, introduction of predators and spread of avian diseases. Learn more by exploring our site.

Hawai'i Wildlife Ecology Lab

"To conserve fragile ecosystems, we must understand the ecology and connectivity of individual species. Our projects examine pieces of the puzzle, such as genetic connectivity, habitat use, and species interactions."
- Hawai'i Wildlife Ecology Lab

Visit our lab page to learn more

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