Saving Kauai’s Honeycreepers

Saving Kauai’s Honeycreepers

Since it began in 1993, the San Diego Zoo Global’s Hawaii Endangered Bird Conservation Program (HEBCP) has worked with over a dozen native bird species found only on the Hawaiian[…..]

Gather the Goslings Before the Gale!

Gather the Goslings Before the Gale!

On a cold and foggy winter morning, a group of Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC) staff stood alongside biologist Kathleen Misajon and ecologist Darcy Hu, from the National Park Service.[…..]

Open House at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center

Open House at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center

Last December, we held our annual open house here at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center. This is our largest public event of the year and always an exciting time for[…..]

Sweet, Juicy Papaya‚—for the Birds!

Sweet, Juicy Papaya‚—for the Birds!

As people recover from their holiday feasting, now is a nice time to reflect on feeding Hawaiian birds in a captive breeding program. One of the biggest challenges of managing[…..]

Meeting Endangered Birds on a Tropical Island Getaway

Meeting Endangered Birds on a Tropical Island Getaway

…I always tell our guests that San Diego Zoo Global has dozens of conservation projects worldwide. But until recently I had never gotten to experience any of our off-site programs. While planning a vacation to the islands of Lanai and Maui in Hawaii, I realized “Hey—we have that bird facility over there!”   read more