Publications and Presentations

In Preparation

Mounce HL, Leonard DL, Farmer CA, Swinnerton KJ, Groombridge JJ. Using Population Viability Analysis to Guide Management Strategies for Maui Parrotbill (Pseudonestor xanthophrys) Recovery.

Berthold LK, Mounce HL. Breeding biology notes from the field: an update on Maui Parrotbill (Pseudonestor xanthophrys).

Garvin JC, Mounce HL, Becker CD, Leonard DL. Using discriminant function analysis to accurately sex Maui Alauahio (Paroreomyza montana).

2015 Publications

Warren CC, Vetter JP, Mounce HL. 2015. Home range sizes of two Hawaiian honeycreepers: implications for proposed translocation efforts. Journal of Field Ornithology DOI: 10.1111/jofo.12123.

Davies, R. Growth Industry. Hana Hou Magaine of Hawaiian Airlines. October/November 2015.

Jarvis B. How Scientists are Racing to Save a Rare Hawaiian Bird from Extinction. Audubon Magazine. September-October 2015.

Steutermann-Rogers K. Chasing Kiwikiu. Hawaii Magazine. 31 Aug. 2015.

MFBRP Workplan 2015-2016. This annual planning document outlines our research and management strategies.

Mounce HL, Raisin C, Leonard DL, Wickenden H, Swinnerton KJ, Groombridge JJ. 2015. Spatial genetic architecture of the critically-endangered Maui Parrotbill (Psuedonestor xanthophrys): management considerations for reintroduction strategies. Conservation Genetics Volume 16, Issue 1: Page 71-84.  The final publication is available at link.springer.com

Peck RW, Banko PC, Cappadonna J, Steele C, Leonard DL, Mounce HL, Becker CD, Swinnerton KJ. 2015. An assessment of arthropod prey resources at Nakula Natural Area Reserve, a potential site of reintroduction for Kiwikiu (Pseudonestor xanthophrys) and Maui Alauahio (Paroreomyza montana). Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Hilo. Technical Report HCSU-059

2014 Publications

Mounce HL, Iknayan KJ, Leonard DL, Swinnerton KJ, and Groombridge JJ. 2014. Management implications derived from long term re-sight data: annual survival of the Maui Parrotbill Pseudonestor xanthophrys. Bird Conservation International 24:316-326

MFBRP Workplan 2014-2015. This annual planning document outlines our research and management strategies.

2013 Publications

Jirinec V, Rutt CL, Kutylowski JA, Wang AX,  Kohley CR, Wheeler SR, Mounce HL, Jeffrey J. 2013. A Nest in Koa (Acacia koa) Successfully Fledged Two ‘Akiapōlā‘au (Hemignathus munroi).'Elepaio 73(5).

MFBRP Work Plan 2013-2014. Our research planning and strategy document.

Mounce HL, Leonard DL, Swinnerton KJ, Becker CD, Berthold LK, Iknayan KJ, Groombridge JJ. 2013. Determining productivity of Maui Parrotbills, an endangered Hawaiian honeycreeper. Journal of Field Ornithology 84(1):32-39.

2012 Publications

Brinck KW, Camp RJ, Gorresen PM, Leonard DL, Mounce HL, Iknayan KJ, Paxton EH. 2012. 2011 Kiwikiu (Maui Parrotbill) and Maui Alauahio abundance estimates and the effect of sampling effort on power to detect a trend. Hawaii Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Hilo. Technical Report HCSU-035.

Vetter JP, Swinnerton KJ, VanderWerf EA, Garvin JC, Mounce HL, Breniser HE, Leonard DL, Fretz JS. 2012. Survival estimates for two Hawaiian honeycreepers. Pacific Science 66(3):299-309.

MFBRP Work Plan 2012-2013. Our research planning and strategy document.

Mounce HL, Leonard DL. 2012. Habitat restoration aiding the recovery of the Maui Parrotbill. Biodiversity Science 6.

Mounce HL. 2012. Help Save the Maui Parrotbill. Winging It 24(3).

2010 Publications

Becker CD, Mounce HL, Rassmussen TA, Rauch-Sasseen A, Swinnerton KJ, Leonard DL. 2010. Nest success and parental investment in endangered Maui parrotbill (Pseudonestor xanthophrys) with implications for recovery Endangered Species Research. N 278: 189-194.

Becker CD, Massey G, Groombridge JJ, Hammond R. 2010. Moving Iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea) as a Surrogate for Future Translocations of Endangered Akohekohe (Palmeria dolei). Technical Report #172.

Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit. University of Hawaii - Manoa. 13 pg. MFBRP Work Plan 2010 Our research planning and strategy document.

Sparklin BD, Malcolm TR, Brosius CN, and Vetter JP. 2010. Effects of Rattus spp. Control Measure and Nesting Substrate on Nest Depredation, East Maui, Hawaii. Proc. 24th Vertebr. Pest Conf. University of California, Davis. 18-22.

2009 Publications

Becker CD, Berthold LK, Iknayan KJ, Li W. 2009. Density of Maui Parrotbill in Waikamoi Preserve West of Koolau Gap. MFBRP Partnership Communication.

2008 Publications

Mounce HL. 2008. What threat do native avian predators pose to Hawaiian honeycreepers? Two cases of predation by pueo (Asio flammeus sandwinchensis). Elepaio 68(3): 19-20.

Malcolm TR, Swinnerton KJ, Groombridge JJ, Sparklin BD, Brosius CN, Vetter JP, Foster JT. 2008. Ground-based rodent control in a remote Hawaiian rainforest on Maui. Pacific Conservation Biology 14: 206-214.

2007 Publications

Mounce HL, Duvall F, Swinnerton KJ. 2007. Poli Poli fire demonstrates vulnerability of Maui Alauahio. Elepaio 67(9): 67-69.

Presentations

Warren CC, Mounce HL. 2015. Planning for Kiwikiu reintroduction: Habitat restoration in Nakula Natural Area Reserve, Maui. Presentation. Maui Weed Forum. Kahului, HI.

Warren CC, Mounce HL, Farmer C, Vetter JP, Berthold LK, Landon P, Fretz S. 2015. Planning for Kiwikiu reintroduction: Habitat restoration in Nakula Natural Area Reserve, Maui. Presentation. Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Mounce HL, Warren CC, Farmer C, Vetter JP, Berthold LK, Landon P, Fretz S. 2015. Planning for Kiwikiu reintroduction: Habitat restoration in Nakula Natural Area Reserve, Maui. Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Hilo, HI.

Berthold LK, Warren CC, Mounce HL, Vetter JP. 2015. Leeward East Maui Forest Bird Community: Surveys in Nakula Natural Area Reserve. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Hilo, HI.

Wang AX. 2015. Movement patterns of adult and juvenile Akohekohe (Palmeria dolei). Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Hilo, HI.

Wang AX. 2014. The presence of an ecological trap in the juvenile dispersal of the Akohekohe (Palmeria dolei), a population limiting life stage? Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Warren CC, Mounce HL. 2014. Home-range patterns of two Hawaiian honeycreepers, Kiwikiu (Psuedonestor xanthophrys) and Maui Alauahio (Paroeomyza montana). Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI. 

Warren CC, Mounce HL. 2014. Home-range patterns of two Hawaiian honeycreepers, Kiwikiu (Psuedonestor xanthophrys) and Maui Alauahio (Paroeomyza montana). Presentation. Island Biology Conference, Honolulu, HI. 

Mounce HL, Raisin C, Leonard DL, Groombridge JJ. 2012. Contemporary Genetic Diversity for the Kiwikiu (Maui Parrotbill; Pseudonestor xanthophrys). Poster Presentation.  NAOC-V Conference.

Berthold LK, Mounce HL, Motyka PJ, Leonard DL. 2012. Experiments with Developing and Using Supplemental Feeders for Kiwikiu (Maui Parrotbill; Psuedonestor xanthophrys): Potentials for translocation efforts and population productivity levels. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Motyka PJ, Mounce HL, Leonard DL, Groombridge JJ. 2012. Comparing mtDNA diversity in the Kiwikiu (Pseudonestor xanthophrys) and the Maui Alauahio (Paroreomyza montana). Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Mounce HL, Kohley CR, Rutt C, Leonard DL. 2012. Maui’s Protected Areas Shelter Long-lived Hawaiian Honeycreepers. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Mounce HL, Raisin C, Leonard DL, Groombridge JJ. 2012. Contemporary Genetic Diversity for the Kiwikiu (Maui Parrotbill; Pseudonestor xanthophrys). Presentation.  Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Berthold LK, Mounce HL, Leonard DL, Iknayan KJ, Becker CD, Swinnerton KJ, Groombridge JJ. 2011. Kiwikiu productivity: nest survival and annual reproductive success. Presentation. Presentation. The Wildlife Society Conference.

Mounce HL, Iknayan KJ, Berthold LK, Leonard DL. 2011. Kiwikiu productivity: Nest survival and annual reproductive success in the Hanawi Natural Area Reserve, Maui, Hawaii. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Berthold LK, Becker CD, Mounce HL, Iknayan KJ. 2010. Effect of Rodent Reduction on Numbers of Forest Birds in a Hawaiian Rainforest. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Iknayan KJ, Mounce HL, Becker CD. August 2010. Home Range Patterns of Maui Alauahio and Maui Parrotbill. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Becker CD, Mounce HL, Butler A, Ha J, Leonard DL. August 2010. Messages from Population Models: Implications for Recovery of Endangered Maui Parrotbill. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Becker CD, Mounce HL, Leonard DL. August 2010. Establishing a Second Population of Maui Parrotbill (Pseudonestor xanthophrys). Presentation. American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) Conference.

Mounce HL, Becker CD, Rassmussen TA, Rauch-Sasseen A, Swinnerton KJ, Leonard DL. February 2009. Parental Investment at the Nest in Wild Maui Parrotbill (Pseudonestor xanthrophrys): Implications for Captive Propagation and Recovery. Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Mounce HL, Garvin JC, Wells CP, DuBay SG, Becker CD, Leonard DL. July 2009. Using Morphometrics to Sex Maui 'Alauahio. Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Hammond RL, Becker CD, Li WW, Leonard DL. July 2009. Use of Spacial Analysis to evaluate the effect of climate change on numbers of Maui Parrotbill (Pseudonestor xanthophrys). Poster Presentation. Hawaii Conservation Conference.

Garvin JC, Vetter JP, Mounce HL, VanderWerf EA, Swinnerton KJ, Breniser HE, Becker CD, Leonard DL. 2008. Survival estimates of the endangered Maui Parrotbill (Pseudonestor xanthrophrys) and the Maui Alauahio (Paroreomyza montana). Poster Presentation AOU Conference Portland, OR.