Extinction

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six different kinds of birds sitting on top of each other
Mohoidae, Mamos, and Crows. H. Douglas Pratt
an oil painting of ducks and geese on the rocks by the water's edge
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Illustration of extinct birds : Maui nui moa-nalo (Thambetochen chauliodous) female protecting its young from an attacking Hawaiian eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). The plant in the foreground is the extremely rare Schiedia lydgatei, endemic to Molokai. - Julian Hume
a painting of two birds sitting in the middle of a forest
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Illustration of extinct Kaua'i mole ducks (Talpanas lippa) forage on the forest floor for invertebrate prey with their broad, sensitive bills. - Julian Hume
some birds are standing in the grass near trees and bushes, while another bird is sitting on the ground
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Illustration of extinct birds : male Giant hawaiian geese (Branta sp) fight over territory in a kipuka in the foothills of Mauna Loa volcano. A female and juvenile look on, while a Western Hawaiian rail (Porzana sandwichensis) running for cover. - Julian Hume
two birds sitting on top of a tree next to the ocean and sand with water in the background
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Ilustration of extinct birds : Robust crows (Corvus viriosus) with Molokai rails (Porzana menehune) and a pair of Nihoa finches (Telespiza ultima) feed on the carcass of adult and chick Wedge-tailed shearwater (Puffinus pacificus) on the Mo'omomi dunes, amongst Naupaka Kahakai (Scaevola taccada) (left) and Akiaki grass (Sporobolus virginicus) (right). - Julian Hume
a painting of birds perched on the side of a cliff
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Illustration of the extinct Straight-billed gaper (Aidemedia lutetiae) feeding young in a coastal forest on O'ahu, with a geometrid moth (Scotorythra oxyphractis) - Julian Hume
a painting of birds perched on top of a tree in the jungle with flowers and leaves
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Illustration of extinct birds Straight-billed gaper (Aidemedia chascax) (left) and Sickle-billed gaper (Aidemedia zanclops) (right) feeding on the critically endangered giant lobelioid (Cyanea superba) (Campanulaceae) endemic to O'ahu, Hawaii. - Julian Hume
a painting of a bird perched on a branch in the forest with other birds nearby
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Illustration of extinct Hawaiian harrier (Circus dossenus) plucking an I'iwi (Vestiaria coccinea) in Koa forest, O'ahu, Hawaii. - Julian Hume
two birds sitting on top of a palm tree next to another bird in the background
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Illustration of extinct male Kaua'i palmcreeper (Ciridops tenax) (above) and a female (below) feed in the crown of a Loulu palm (Pritchardia sp) - Julian Hume
an image of birds in the forest
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lllustration of extinct birds Cone-billed finch (Xestospiza conica) (right) forage on Kanaloa kahoolawensis with a Kaua'i thrush (Myadestes myadestinus) - Julian Hume
a painting of birds sitting on top of a tree branch in a forest with green leaves
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Illustration of extinct Deep-billed crow (Corvus impluviatus) feeding on the fruit of Loulou palm (Pritchardia martii) with Oahu palmcreepers (Ciridops sp) - Julian Hume
a painting of two birds sitting on top of a tree branch with red flowers in the background
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Illustration of extinct birds Kioea (Chaetoptila angustipluma) (Extinct 1859) above, with Hawai'i O'o (Moho nobilis) (Extinct 1902) (below) on a flowering Ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha) - Julian Hume
an artistic painting of birds flying over the ocean and cliffs on a cloudy day with blue sky
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Flock of Ancestral cardueline finches arriving on Hawaiian Island around 4 million years ago. Eurasian rosefinches (Carpodacus sp) are the most likely ancestors of the Hawaiian honeycreepers. - Julian Hume
two green birds perched on top of a tree branch next to another bird in the forest
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Illustration of extinct birds Wahi grosbeak (Chloridops wahi) (above) and the King kong finch (C. regiskongi) (below) feeding on the fruit of Sandalwood (Santalum freycinetianum) on O'ahu, Hawaii. - Julian Hume
a painting of two birds sitting on top of a pile of roots next to the ocean
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Illustration of extinct Hawaiian eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla ssp) feeding its chick a Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis) O'ahu, Hawaii. - Julian Hume