Virtual talk story discusses grim prospects facing Kaua‘i upland birds

  • C. Robby Kohley / Special to The Garden Island file

    About 45 ‘akikiki remain in the wild. The species is endemic to Kaua‘i.

KAPA‘A — Hosting its 10th virtual “Forest Friday” conversation on Friday, May 6, at 4 p.m., the Kaua‘i Invasive Species Committee and Kaua‘i Forest Bird Recovery Project will devote an hour-long discussion on the rapidly declining numbers of endemic forest birds — specifically ‘akikiki and ‘akeke‘e — on Kauai‘i.