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Welcome to our Pueo Distribution and Sightings Map

The Pueo Hui (Hawaiian Short-eared Owl Group) has produced and continuously updates maps to visualise Oahu's population of Hawaiian Short-eared Owls.


Please feel free to navigate the current known distribution area and sightings. Click here or on the image to visit our Pueo Distribution Map Nest Map.

Report a Pueo sighting! 

If you have seen a Pueo... please contribute to our project by sending your sighting!  

Pueo gallery
Pueo gallery

Before submitting a report, please make sure that you have identified the species correctly. Barn owls are more common than Pueo on Oahu and often misidentified as that species. Please click on the following links to gather more information about the species or on the images to visit the galleries.

Information about the Pueo or Hawaiian Short-eared Owl

Information about the Barn Owl

Tips for identifying owl species: Pueo vs Barn Owl

Pueo gallery
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