Tag: Hawaiian duck

April 15, 2021

Dogs stymie spread of avian botulism in Hawaii

Avian botulism first hit Laysan ducks in Midway Atoll in 2008. The disease, essentially a form of food poisoning, threatened to derail the recovery work of one of the most...

December 10, 2019

Endangered Hawaiian duck genetics persist on Kauai

Genetics research reveals the endangered koloa — the only native Hawaiian duck left on the main Hawaiian Islands — persists despite its hybridization with feral mallards. The island of Kauai...