Check out these American Bird Conservancy links that better depict the situation in Hawaii:
The video on this page better explains the need for increased conservation in Hawaii.
The good news is that it isn't too late for many of these species. I'm taking the fun "pledge-per-species" approach to my photographic big year to keep me motivated. I hope some of you will join me!
|Apapane photo by Auriel Fournier|