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Diets of Owls and Feral Cats in Hawaii
Entry ID: brdpier0009

Abstract: The feral house cat (Felis catus), Hawaiian Short-eared Owl or Pueo (Asio
flammeus sandwichensis), and Common Barn Owl (Tyto alba) are important
predators of birds and introduced rodents in Hawai'i. Cat scats from the
island of Hawai'i (n=87), Pueo pellets from Hawai'i, Kaua'i, and Kaho'olawe
(n=36), and Barn Owl pellets from Hawai'i, O'ahu and Kaho'olawe (n=301) were
examined to determine the ... View entire text

Purpose: To determine the incidence of rodent, bird and insect remains in
the diets of owls and ferals cats in Hawaii.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 19.0   S: 19.0   E: -155.0   W: -155.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thomas J. Snetsinger, Steven G. Fancy, John C. Simon, and James D. Jacobi
Dataset Title: Diets of owls and feral cats in Hawaii
Dataset Release Date: 1994
Dataset Release Place: Hawaii National Park, HI
Dataset Publisher: National Biological Survey, Hawaii Field Station
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
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Originating Center
Data Center
Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 808-985-6077
Fax: 808-967-8568
Email: ron_kerner at
Contact Address:
Biological Resources Division
Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center
U.S. Geological Survey
Kilauea Field Station
P.O. Box 44
City: Hawaii National Park
Province or State: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96718
Country: USA
Phone: (970) 225-3571
Email: steve_fancy at
Contact Address:
National Park Service
Natural Resource Information Division
1201 Oak Ridge Drive, Suite 150
City: Fort Collins
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80525-5589
Country: USA
Thomas Snetsinger, Steven G. Fancy, John C. Simon, and James D. Jacobi. 1994. Diets of owls and feral cats in Hawaii, Journal of the Hawaii Audubon Society, 54(8), Buteo, Vermillion, Vermillion, S. Dakota
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23