Tag: nene

November 15, 2019

Watch: Hazing Hawaii’s endangered geese shows early success

Early indications suggest that intensive hazing with trained canine teams may help protect Hawaii’s state bird while increasing aviation safety. In August, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services Hawaii...

April 13, 2018

Hawaii’s nene may be downlisted to threatened

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to reclassify the Hawaiian goose (Branta (=Nesochen) sandvicensis), also known as the nene, from endangered to threatened. This proposal is “based on a...