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Book Review: Nihoa and Necker Revealed

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Skip to content. Explore Taxonomy. Surprise Me. Previous Laysan Finch. Next Kona Grosbeak. Species names in all available languages. Marie P. Morin and Sheila Conant Version: 1. Sign in to see your badges. Account navigation Account navigation Introduction. Revision History. Originally Appeared in. Birds of North America logo. Content Partner. American Ornithological Society. Subscribe Now For Access Unlock thousands of full-length species accounts and hundreds of bird family overviews when you subscribe to Birds of the World.

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Hawaiian Monk Seal Population at a Glance

Evenhuis and Lucius G. Eldredge, in the debut publication of a new series, Bulletins in Cultural and Environmental Studies. The palms have come back and, at last count were around in number. While the threat is constant, the editors are not despairing. Thanks to this compilation by Evenhuis and Eldredge, efforts to alert the public to the unique cultural and natural patrimony of these two islands will be all the easier.

Nihoa's area is about acres 0. The island is home to 25 species of plants and several animals, making it the most diverse island in the entire NWHI. Endemic birds like the Nihoa finch and Nihoa millerbird , and endemic plants like Pritchardia remota and Schiedea verticillata are found only on Nihoa. Amaranthus brownii was considered the rarest plant on Nihoa and has not been directly observed on the island since , and is now considered to be extinct. The plant communities and rocky outcrops provide nesting and perching areas for 18 species of seabirds, such as red-footed boobies and brown noddies , terns, shearwaters, and petrels. Prehistoric evidence indicates Native Hawaiians lived on or visited the island around AD , but over time the location of Nihoa was mostly forgotten, with only an oral legend preserving its name.


THE NATURAL HISTORY OF NIHOA ISLAND, Probably Elschner confused Nihoa with Necker where a landing was Smithsonian Identification Manual.


Book Review: Nihoa and Necker Revealed

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It was first reported as invasive in the Hawaiian archipelago i It was first reported as invasive in the Hawaiian archipelago in and is now present on all the main Hawaiian islands. In and outbreaks on the Hawaiian island of Nihoa posed a threat to all the vegetation on the island, particularly endangered plant species.

Volume 1. Tattooing in the Marquesas. Handy, W. Volume 2. Early references to Hawaiian entomology.

The majority of the population ca. Each site contains a subpopulation of seals exposed to varying ecological conditions. A prolonged decline in abundance of Hawaiian monk seals in the NWHI occurred since systematic studies of the species began in the late s. While the individual subpopulations have varied out of synch at times some declining, others stable or increasing , their total abundance dwindled for several decades. Generally, better survival of young seals in recent years seems to be driving the improved abundance trends. The smaller main Hawaiian Islands MHI monk seal population appears to have been growing since at least the s despite the large human population in the islands.


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