Pueo and Hakalau

Feb 3, 2016

Pueo/Hawaiian Owl (Asio flammeus sandwichensis).
Credit US Fish & Wildlife Service

The Pueo, sometimes called the Hawaiian owl, are an endangered species on Oʻahu, where they are threatened by ground-based predators and urban development, including light pollution. The Hakalau Forest on the windward slope of Mauna Kea provides a safe habitat for the Pueo to make a comeback.

Christopher Phillips explains...