Makalena/Kaʻupuakea Short-Tailed Albatross Anous minitus     SPECIES STATUS: Federally-listed as Endangered State-listed as Endangered NatureServe Heritage Rank G5 – Critically imperiled North American Waterbird Conservation Plan – High Concern IUCN Red List Ranking – Vulnerable The short-tailed albatross is the largest seabird (Family: Diomedeidae) found in Hawai‘i, although currentlyRead More →

Tristram’s Storm Petril Oceanodroma tristrami     SPECIES STATUS: State recognized as Indigenous NatureServe Heritage Rank G3 – Vulnerable North American Waterbird Conservation Plan – High Concern IUCN Red List Ranking – Near threatened Regional Seabird Conservation Plan – USFWS 2005 SPECIES INFORMATION: Tristram’s storm-petrel is a large storm-petrel (Family:Read More →

Iwa Great Frigatebird Fregata minor     SPECIES STATUS: State recognized as Indigenous NatureServe Heritage Rank G4 – Apparently Secure North American Waterbird Conservation Plan – Moderate Concern Regional Seabird Conservation Plan – USFWS 2005 The ‘iwa or great frigatebird is a large, graceful seabird (Family: Fregatidae) related to boobiesRead More →

1 Bonin Petrel Pterodroma hypoleuca SPECIES STATUS: State recognized as Indigenous North American Waterbird Conservation Plan – Moderate concern Regional Seabird Conservation Plan – USFWS 2005 The Bonin petrel is a small, nocturnal gadfly petrel (Family: Procellariidae) which breeds further north than any of its Pacific relatives. Like many pelagicRead More →