Wave of Hawaiian Bird Extinctions Stresses the Islands’ Conservation Crisis
October 06, 2021 — Eight Hawaiian forest bird species are now extinct, including six honeycreepers. Only 17 of 50-plus honeycreeper species remain.
Kim Steutermann Rogers is a freelance journalist living on Kaua`i and covering, mostly, the unique and often endangered species of Hawai`i’s flora and fauna. Follow her writing at http://www.kimsrogers.com.