Hawaii Elepaio Chasiempis sandwichensis


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VanderWerf, E. A. 1998. 'Elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis). In: Poole, A.; Gill, F. (ed.), The birds of North America, No. 344, pp. 1-24. The Academy of Natural Sciences & the American Ornithologists' Union, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

VanderWerf, E. A. 2001. Distribution and potential impacts of avian poxlike lesions in 'Elepaio at Hakalau Forest National wildlife Refuge. Studies in Avian Biology 21: 247-253.

Vanderwerf, E. A. 2001. Two-year delay in plumage maturation of male and female 'Elepaio. Condor 103: 756-766.

VanderWerf, E. A. 2011. Ecogeographic patterns of morphological variation in elepaios (Chasiempi spp.): Bergmann’s, Allen’s, and Gloger’s rules in a microcosm. Ornithological Monographs 73: 1-34.

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VanderWerf, E. A.; Young, L. C.; Yeung, N. W.; Carlon, D. B. 2009. Stepping stone speciation in Hawaii’s flycatchers: Molecular divergence supports new island endemics within the elepaio. Conservation Genetics 11: 1283-1298.

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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Chasiempis sandwichensis. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.