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This article is one of a series providing information about endemism among birds in the World's various zoogeographic zones. For an overview of this subject see Endemism in birds.

There are 71 known taxa of endemic Hawaiian birds, of which 23 are extinct and 30 of the remaining 48 species and subspecies are listed as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Habitat loss and avian disease are thought to have had the greatest effect on endemic bird species in Hawaii.

List of species

The following is a list of bird species endemic to the Hawaiian Islands:

Procellariidae

Anatidae

Accipitridae

Rallidae

Recurvirostridae

Laridae

Strigidae

  • Pueo, Asio flammeus sandwichensis

Mohoidae

Corvidae

Monarchidae

Sylviidae

Turdidae

Drepanidini

See also

References

  • (2005). Hawaii's Birds. Hawaii Audubon Society. Sixth ed.

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