February 14, 2018

Aloha Pueo lovers!

The other day, Corrina Carnes, our featured photographer of the week, took these great pictures of Pueo hunting at Lualualei!

If you pay attention... aside from the mouse, you will be able to see the band! this Pueo is one...

January 24, 2018

Pueo are mysterious birds. They are scarce and you might not see them in months...

but... maybe you go one day shopping to Kahala mall... and there is our beloved Pueo! 

check out this video.

Way to go Pueo!


November 6, 2017

Aloha Pueo lovers!

Pueo breeding season has already started! We observed the 2nd of November the first display flights, which are great news.

Courtship flight display of male Short-eared Owl (Wiggins et al. 2006).

If you happen to see that beh...

October 26, 2017

Aloha Pueo lovers!

I am very happy to announce that the official summary of activities report has been already published at the DLNR DOFAW website..

Please go to this link to download the full report


October 11, 2017

Aloha! I hope to see you all tomorrow to learn more about our Pueo!


September 21, 2017

Aloha Pueo lovers!

Today I would like to share some information about Hawaii and its owls.

Owls are important to every culture, and specially to the Hawaiian one (among other reasons, Pueo is a powerful aumakua).

A fact that not many...

September 16, 2017

Aloha Pueo lovers!

Today we have carried out the Pueo survey number 40! Thanks to all the people that has been helping us, especially Kristy Lam, Afsheen Siddiqi and Lucho Verdesoto. They are our most experienced birders!

We have been enjoyin...

August 6, 2017

We are happy to announce that the Pueo Official Survey has already started! 

We have surveyed so far 9 sites, and we have detected Pueo in two of them! not bad so far!

If you would like to join our surveys, please send an email to jcotin@hawa...

August 2, 2017


This week the Pueo project is on the Midweek Magazine http://www.midweek.com/. we are thrilled about it.

Go and check it out here!


Surveys have already started! a new update...

July 24, 2017


The Pueo project was present at the 24th Annual Hawai‘i Conservation Conference.

A poster about the project was presented "Distribution of Pueo or Hawaiian Short-eared Owl: Utilizing Citizen Science to Aid Monitoring Surveys" by Dr. Ja...