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 Chasiempis sandwichensis

This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

Taxonomic note
Chasiempis sandwichensis has been split into C. sandwichensis, C. sclateri and C. ibidis following AOU (2010).

Related state of the world's birds case studies

Conant, S.; Pratt, H. D.; Shallenberger, R. J. 1998. Reflections on a 1975 expedition to the lost world of the Alaka"i and other notes on the natural history, systematics, and conservation of Kaua"i birds. Wilson Bulletin 110: 1-22.

Gorresen, P. M.; Camp, R. J.; Pratt, T. K.; Woodworth, B. L. 2005. Status of forest birds in the Central Windward region of Hawai"I Island: population trends and power analyses.

Jacobi, J. D.; Atkinson, C. T. 1995. Hawaii"s endemic birds. In: LaRoe, E.T. (ed.), Our living resources: a report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of US plants, animals, and ecosystems, pp. 376-381. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Biological Service, Washington, D.C.

Pratt, H. D. 1980. Intra-island variation in the "Elepaio on the island of Hawai"i. Condor 82: 449-458.

Pratt, H. D. 1994. Avifaunal change in the Hawaiian Islands, 1893-1993. Studies in Avian Biology 15: 103-118.

Pratt, H. D.; Bruner, P. L.; Berrett, D. G. 1987. A field guide to the birds of Hawaii and the tropical Pacific. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Scott, J. M.; Mountainspring, S.; Ramsey, F. L.; Kepler, C. B. 1986. Forest bird communties of the Hawaiian Islands: their dynamics, ecology, and conservation. Cooper Ornithological Society, California.

Tweed, E., Gorresen, P.M., Camp, R.J., Hart, P.J.; Pratt, T. K. 2007. Forest bird inventory of the Kahuku Unit of Hawai"I Volcanoes National Park.

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2006. Revised Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Forest Birds. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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.; Burt, M. D.; Rohrer, J. L.; Mosher, S. M. 2006. Distribution and prevalence of mosquito-borne diseases in O"ahu "Elepaio. Condor 108: 770-777.

VanderWerf, E. A.; Cowell, A.; Rohrer, J. L. 1997. Distribution, abundance, and conservation of O"ahu "Elepaio in the Southern Leeward Ko"olau Range. "Elepaio 57: 99-105.

VanderWerf, E. A.; Rohrer, J. L.; Smith, D. G.; Burt, M. D. 2001. Current distribution and abundance of the O"ahu "Elepaio. "Elepaio 61: 55, 57-61.

Vanderwerf, E. A.; Smith, D. G. 2002. Effects of alien rodent control on demography of the O"ahu "Elepaio, an endangered Hawaiian forest bird. Pacific Conservation Biology 8(2): 73-81.

Further web sources of information
Audubon WatchList

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Revised Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Forest Birds 2006 Chasiempis sandwichensis ibidis

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2015) Species factsheet: Chasiempis sandwichensis. Downloaded from on 08/07/2015. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2015) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/07/2015.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Additional resources for this species

ARKive species - Elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis) 0

Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Monarchidae (Monarchs)
Species name author (Gmelin, 1789)