The Birds of the Hawaiian Islands:
Occurrence, History, Distribution, and Status

Robert L. Pyle and Peter Pyle

Primary Checklist

The following checklist includes 317 bird species documented as occurring in the Hawaiian Islands either naturally or through introduction and establishment of a viable breeding population for at least 15 years. Taxonomy and species order follow those of the American Ornithologists Union Checklist (1998) and supplements through 2009 (AOU 1999-2009), except in a few instances as documented in the species accounts. See Introduction for more information on acceptance criteria to the Primary Checklist. See the Hypothetical List for species reported in the Hawaiian Islands but not accepted to the Primary Checklist, and the Non-established List for non-native species reported in the wild that have not established viable breeding populations. Status codes are provided for the Hawaiian Islands as a whole as well as for the Northwestern and Southeastern Hawaiian Island groups separately; status codes for each island within these groups are obtained by clicking on the code for the island group. Detailed species accounts and documentary (HRBP) photographs are accessed by clicking on the 'pdf' and 'photos' links, respectively. Status codes are as follows (see Introduction for more details):

R - Resident (Endemic or Indigenous)
N - Naturalized (non-native) resident (established and breeding)
n - Naturalized (non-native) visitor (from another island or island group)
B - Breeding Visitor
M - Migrant through the islands (some may winter) or non-breeding visitor (often seabirds)
W - Winter Resident (some may migrate through the islands)
V - Vagrant
X - Extinct
x - Extirpated from that island or island group (Resident or Naturalized populations)

Click on NWHI and SEHI for island-specific lists for the Northwestern and Southeastern Hawaiian Islands, respectively. Click on pdf for a detailed account of the species, and on photos for documentary images in the Hawaii Rare Bird Photograph (HRBP) Collection, if available.


ANATIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons V V V pdf photos
Emperor Goose Chen canagica V V V pdf photos
Snow Goose Chen caerulescens V V V pdf photos
Brant Branta bernicla V V V pdf photos
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii W V W pdf photos
Canada Goose Branta canadensis V   V pdf photos
Hawaiian Goose Branta sandvicensis R   R pdf photos
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus V V V pdf photos
Gadwall Anas strepera W W W pdf photos
Falcated Duck Anas falcata V V   pdf photos
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope W W W pdf photos
American Wigeon Anas americana W W W pdf photos
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos W W W pdf photos
Hawaiian Duck Anas wyvilliana R   R pdf photos
Laysan Duck Anas laysanensis R R   pdf photos
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors B V B pdf photos
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera V   V pdf photos
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata W W W pdf photos
Northern Pintail Anas acuta W W W pdf photos
Garganey Anas querquedula W W W pdf photos
Baikal Teal Anas formosa V   V pdf photos
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca W W W pdf photos
Canvasback Aythya valisineria V V V pdf photos
Redhead Aythya americana V   V pdf photos
Common Pochard Aythya ferina V V   pdf photos
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris W V W pdf photos
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula V V V pdf photos
Greater Scaup Aythya marila W W W pdf photos
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis W W W pdf photos
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus V V   pdf photos
Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata V   V pdf photos
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra V V   pdf photos
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis V V V pdf photos
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola W W W pdf photos
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula V V V pdf photos
Barrow Goldeneye Bucephala islandica V   V pdf  
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus V   V pdf photos
Common Merganser Mergus merganser V   V pdf photos
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator V V V pdf photos
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis V   V pdf  
ODONTOPHORIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
California Quail Callipepla californica N   N pdf  
Gambel Quail Callipepla gambelii N   N pdf photos
PHASIANIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Chukar Alectoris chukar N   N pdf  
Gray Francolin Francolinus pondicerianus N   N pdf  
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus N   N pdf  
Erckel Francolin Francolinus erckelii N   N pdf  
Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica N   N pdf  
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus N   N pdf photos
Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos N   N pdf photos
Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus N   N pdf photos
Common Peafowl Pavo cristatus N   N pdf  
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo N   N pdf  
GAVIIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica V   V pdf photos
PODICIPEDIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps B   B pdf photos
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus V   V pdf photos
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena V   V pdf photos
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis V V V pdf photos
DIOMEDEIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta V V   pdf photos
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis B B B pdf photos
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes B B B pdf photos
Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus M M M pdf photos
PROCELLARIIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis W W W pdf photos
Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulwaria rostrata V V pdf  
Kermadec Petrel Pterodroma neglecta M M M pdf photos
Herald Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana M M   pdf photos
Murphy Petrel Pterodroma ultima M M M pdf photos
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata M M M pdf photos
Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa M M M pdf photos
Hawaiian Petrel Pterodroma sandwichensis B M B pdf photos
White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis M M M pdf photos
Bonin Petrel Pterodroma hypoleuca B B M pdf photos
Black-winged Petrel Pterodroma nigripennis M M M pdf photos
Cook Petrel Pterodroma cookii M M M pdf photos
Stejneger Petrel Pterodroma longirostris M M M pdf photos
Pycroft Petrel Pterodroma pycrofti M M M pdf  
Bulwer Petrel Bulweria bulwerii B B B pdf photos
Jouanin Petrel Bulweria fallax V V   pdf photos
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas V V V pdf photos
Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus V   V pdf  
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes M M M pdf photos
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus B B B pdf photos
Buller Shearwater Puffinus bulleri M M M pdf photos
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus M M M pdf photos
Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris M M M pdf photos
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis B B B pdf  
Newell Shearwater Puffinus newelli B M B pdf photos
HYDROBATIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Wilson Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus M M M pdf  
Leach Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa W W W pdf photos
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro B M B pdf photos
Tristram Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tristrami B B M pdf photos
PHAETHONTIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus B B B pdf photos
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus V V V pdf photos
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda B B B pdf  
SULIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra B B B pdf photos
Nazca Booby Sula granti V V V pdf photos
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster B B B pdf photos
Red-footed Booby Sula sula B B B pdf photos
PHALACROCORACIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus V V pdf photos
FREGATIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor B B B pdf photos
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel B B V pdf photos
ARDEIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias V V V pdf photos
Great Egret Ardea alba V   V pdf  
Snowy Egret Egretta thula V   V pdf photos
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea V   V pdf photos
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis V, N V, n N pdf photos
Green Heron Butorides virescens V   V pdf photos
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax R V R pdf  
THRESKIORNITHIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi V   V pdf photos
ACCIPITRIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Osprey Pandion haliaetus W W W pdf photos
Black Kite Milvus migrans V V   pdf photos
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla V   V pdf photos
Steller Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus V V   pdf photos
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus V V V pdf photos
Gray Frog-Hawk Accipiter soloensis V V   pdf photos
Hawaiian Hawk Buteo solitarius R   R pdf photos
Rough-legged Hawk Buteo lagopus V V V pdf photos
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos V   V pdf photos
FALCONIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Merlin Falco columbarius V V V pdf  
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus W W W pdf photos
RALLIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Laysan Rail Porzana palmeri X X   pdf  
Sora Porzana carolina V   V pdf photos
Hawaiian Rail Porzana sandwichensis X   X pdf  
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus R V R pdf  
Hawaiian Coot Fulica alai R V R pdf photos
GRUIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis V   V pdf photos
CHARADRIIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola W M W pdf photos
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva W W W pdf photos
Lesser Sand-Plover Charadrius mongolus V V   pdf photos
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula V V V pdf photos
Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus W W W pdf photos
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus V   V pdf photos
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus V V   pdf photos
RECURVIROSTRIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus V V   pdf photos
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus R V R pdf photos
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana V   V pdf photos
SCOLOPACIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius V V V pdf photos
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria V   V pdf photos
Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes V V V pdf photos
Wandering Tattler Tringa incana W W W pdf photos
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca V V V pdf photos
Willet Tringa semipalmata V   V pdf photos
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes M M M pdf photos
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis V V V pdf photos
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola V V   pdf photos
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus W W W pdf photos
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis W W W pdf photos
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis V V   pdf photos
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa V   V pdf photos
Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica V   V pdf photos
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica M M M pdf photos
Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa V V V pdf photos
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres W W W pdf photos
Red Knot Calidris canutus V V V pdf photos
Sanderling Calidris alba W M W pdf photos
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla V   V pdf photos
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri W V W pdf photos
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis V V V pdf photos
Little Stint Calidris minuta V V V pdf photos
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta V V   pdf photos
Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla W   W pdf photos
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis V   V pdf photos
Baird Sandpiper Calidris bairdii V V V pdf photos
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos M M M pdf photos
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata M M M pdf photos
Dunlin Calidris alpina W W W pdf photos
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea V V V pdf photos
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus V   V pdf photos
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis V V V pdf photos
Ruff Philomachus pugnax M M M pdf photos
Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus V V V pdf photos
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus W W W pdf photos
Wilson Snipe Gallinago delicata W   W pdf photos
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago V V V pdf photos
Pin-tailed Snipe Gallinago stenura V V   pdf photos
Wilson Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor V V V pdf photos
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus V V V pdf photos
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius W W W pdf photos
LARIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla V V V pdf photos
Bonaparte Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia V V V pdf photos
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus V V V pdf photos
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla W V W pdf photos
Franklin Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan M M M pdf photos
Mew Gull Larus canus V V   pdf photos
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis W V W pdf photos
Western Gull Larus occidentalis V   V pdf photos
California Gull Larus californicus V   V pdf photos
Herring Gull Larus argentatus W W V pdf photos
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus V W V pdf photos
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens W W W pdf photos
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus V V V pdf photos
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus B B B pdf  
Black Noddy Anous minutus B B B pdf photos
Blue-gray Noddy Procelsterna cerulea B B V pdf  
White Tern Gygis alba B B B pdf photos
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus B B B pdf photos
Gray-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus B B B pdf  
Little Tern Sternula albifrons B B   pdf photos
Least Tern Sternula antillarum B B M pdf photos
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica V   V pdf photos
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia V   V pdf photos
Black Tern Chlidonias niger V V V pdf photos
Common Tern Sterna hirundo V V V pdf photos
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea M M M pdf photos
Great Crested Tern Thallasseus bergii V V V pdf photos
Sandwich Tern Thallasseus sandvicensis V   V pdf photos
STERCORARAIIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki M M M pdf photos
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus W M W pdf photos
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus M M M pdf photos
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus M M M pdf photos
ALCIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus V   V pdf photos
Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula V V   pdf photos
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata V V   pdf photos
PTEROCLIDIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus N   N pdf photos
COLUMBIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Rock Pigeon Columba livia N n N pdf  
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis N   N pdf  
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata N   N pdf  
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura N   N pdf photos
PSITTACIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Pale-headed Rosella Platycercus adscitus x   x pdf photos
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri N   N pdf photos
Mitred Parakeet Aratinga mitrata N   N pdf photos
Red-masked Parakeet Aratinga erythrogenys N   N pdf photos
Red-crowned Parrot Amazona viridigenalis N   N pdf photos
CUCULIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Common/Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus canorus/optatus V V   pdf photos
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus V V   pdf photos
TYTONIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Barn Owl Tyto alba N   N pdf photos
STRIGIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus R W R pdf photos
CAPRIMULGIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor V V   pdf photos
APODIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Mariana Swiftlet Aerodramus bartschi N   N pdf photos
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus V V   pdf photos
ALCEDINIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon V   V pdf photos
CORVIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Hawaiian Crow Corvus hawaiiensis R   R pdf photos
MONARCHIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
'Elepaio Chasiempis sandwichensis R   R pdf  
ALAUDIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Sky Lark Alauda arvensis V, N V N pdf photos
HIRUNDIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota V V   pdf photos
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica V V V pdf photos
PARIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Varied Tit Parus varius x   x pdf photos
PYCNONOTIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer N   N pdf  
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus N   N pdf photos
SYLVIIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Japanese Bush-Warbler Cettia diphone N   N pdf  
Millerbird Acrocephalus familiaris R R   pdf photos
MUSCICAPIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus N   N pdf photos
TURDIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Kama'o Myadestes myadestinus X   X pdf  
'Amaui Myadestes woahensis X   X pdf photos
Oloma'o Myadestes lanaiensis X   X pdf  
Oma'o Myadestes obscurus R   R pdf  
Puaiohi Myadestes palmeri R   R pdf  
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus V V   pdf photos
TIMALIIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis N   N pdf photos
Gray-sided Laughingthrush Garrulax caerulatus x   x pdf  
Hwamei Garrulax canorus N   N pdf  
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea N   N pdf  
ZOSTROPIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus N   N pdf  
MIMIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos N n N pdf photos
STURNIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis N N N pdf  
MOTACILLIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni V V   pdf photos
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus V V   pdf photos
American Pipit Anthus rubescens V V   pdf photos
MOHOIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Kauai 'O'o Moho braccatus X   X pdf photos
Oahu 'O'o Moho apicalis X   X pdf  
Bishop 'O'o Moho bishopi X   X pdf  
Hawaii 'O'o Moho nobilis X   X pdf  
Kioea Chaetoptila angustipluma X   X pdf  
EMBERIZIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiaris olivaceus N   N pdf photos
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola N   N pdf photos
Red-crested Cardinal Paroaria coronata N   N pdf  
Yellow-billed Cardinal Paroaria capitata N   N pdf photos
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis V V   pdf photos
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis V V   pdf photos
CARDINALIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis N n N pdf  
ICTERIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta N   N pdf photos
FRINGILLIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus N n N pdf photos
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea V V pdf photos
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus N   N pdf  
Common Canary Serinus canaria N N   pdf photos
Laysan Finch Telespiza cantans R R   pdf  
Nihoa Finch Telespiza ultima R R   pdf  
'O'u Psittirostra psittacea X   X pdf photos
Lanai Hookbill Dysmorodrepanis munroi X   X pdf  
Palila Loxioides bailleui R   R pdf  
Lesser Koa-Finch Rhodacanthis flaviceps X   X pdf  
Greater Koa-Finch Rhodacanthis palmeri X   X pdf  
Kona Grosbeak Chloridops kona X   X pdf  
Maui Parrotbill Pseudonestor xanthophrys R   R pdf  
Hawaii 'Amakihi Chlorodrepanis virens R   R pdf  
Oahu 'Amakihi Chlorodrepanis flavus R   R pdf  
Kauai 'Amakihi Chlorodrepanis stejnegeri R   R pdf  
Greater 'Amakihi Viridonia sagittirostris X   X pdf  
Lesser 'Akialoa Akialoa obscura X   X pdf  
Greater 'Akialoa Akialoa ellisiana X   X pdf  
Nukupuu Hemignathus lucidus X   X pdf  
'Akiapola'au Hemignathus wilsoni R   R pdf  
'Anianiau Magumma parva R   R pdf  
'Akikiki Oreomystis bairdi R   R pdf  
Hawaii Creeper Manucerthia mana R   R pdf  
O'ahu 'Alauahio Paroreomyza maculata X   X pdf  
Kakawahie Paroreomyza flammea X   X pdf  
Maui 'Alauahio Paroreomyza montana R   R pdf  
'Akeke'e Loxops caeruleirostris R   R pdf  
'Akepa Loxops coccineus R   R pdf  
'Ula-'ai-hawane Ciridops anna X   X pdf  
'I'iwi Vestiaria coccinea R   R pdf photos
Hawai'i Mamo Drepanis pacifica X   X pdf  
Black Mamo Drepanis funerea X   X pdf  
'Akohekohe Palmeria dolei R   R pdf  
'Apapane Himatione sanguinea R x R pdf  
Po'o-uli Melamprosops phaeosoma X   X pdf photos
PASSERIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
House Sparrow Passer domesticus N n N pdf  
ESTRILIDAE
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME HAWAIIAN ISLANDS NWHI SEHI    
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus N   N pdf photos
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens N   N pdf photos
Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda N   N pdf photos
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes N   N pdf  
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild N   N pdf  
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava N   N pdf photos
African Silverbill Lonchura cantans N   N pdf photos
Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata N   N pdf photos
Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla N   N pdf  
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora N   N pdf photos
 
TOTAL SPECIES 317 181 277  

Version 1 completed Dec 2009 and will not be updated for content until Version 2 is posted (typos and bad links may be fixed). Plans are to complete Version 2 sometime in 2011-2013, with further updated versions to be completed every 2-4 years thereafter. Comments, errors, typos, bad links, updated information, any other suggestions: Please contact Peter Pyle at ppyle@bishopmuseum.org.

Citation: Pyle, R.L., and P. Pyle. 2009. The Birds of the Hawaiian Islands: Occurrence, History, Distribution, and Status. B.P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI, U.S.A. Version 1 (31 December 2009) http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/birds/rlp-monograph

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