Moving forward: Next steps in ʻalala recovery include Maui and ‘io research

  • Last October, in response to mortalities of released ʻalala, including predation by ‘io (Hawaiian hawk), conservationists brought the remaining birds from the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve back in from the wild — returning them to the conservation breeding program at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center. (San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance (SDZWA)/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The ‘Alala Project is announcing the next steps in the recovery efforts of the ‘alala, or Hawaiian crow.