Hawai'i Mamo

Hawai'i Mamo

The Hawaiʻi Mamo (Drepanis pacifica) was a species of finch in the Hawaiian honeycreeper subfamily, Drepanididae. It was endemic to Hawaii. It became extinct due to habitat loss and overcollecting.

Read more about Hawai'i Mamo:  Description, In Hawaiian Culture, Settler Impact

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Hawai'i Mamo - Settler Impact
... European settlers changed the Mamo's habitat to support agriculture and cattle ranching, which damaged the bird's food source ... Even though this was discovered early and was well known to the Hawaiians, the Mamo quickly disappeared ...