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Psittirostra psittacea (Ou; 'O'u)

Synonyms: Psittirostra osittacea

Wikipedia Abstract

The ʻōʻū (Psittirostra psittacea), is a critically endangered species of finch in the Hawaiian honeycreeper subfamily, Drepanidinae, that is endemic to the Hawaiian islands. There are no recent records, and it may be extinct.
View Wikipedia Record: Psittirostra psittacea

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Psittirostra psittacea

Attributes

Clutch Size [1]  3

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Hawaii tropical dry forests United States Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests  
Hawaii tropical high shrublands United States Oceania Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Hawaii tropical moist forests United States Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 177278 Hawaii, United States
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park   Hawaii, United States
Pu‘U Maka‘Ala State Natural Reserve   Hawaii, United States  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Alakai Plateau United States  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Polynesia-Micronesia Fiji, Micronesia, Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga, United States Yes

Distribution

Oceania;

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Citations

Species recognized by Banks R.C., 11-Oct-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Attributes / relations provided by 1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805 Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access