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Photo of Nene


The NENE (Hawaiian Goose), the state bird of Hawaii, was recently re-introduced to the Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge and is occasionally seen in the upper elevation grasslands where it feeds on grasses, seeds and berries.


Photo of Pueo


The PUEO (Hawaiian Short-eared Owl) is listed by the state as endangered on Oahu. It is commonly seen during daylight hours soaring over open areas in search of rodents, insects, and small birds.

Photos: © Jack Jeffrey

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