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Hawaiian petrels get ready for first flight

MEDIA RELEASE It’s a precarious time of year for one of Hawaii’s rarest endemic seabird species, and the national park is keeping a watchful eye on its small population. The ‘ua‘u, or Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis), is a federally endangered native seabird, and the only known nests on Hawaii Island are within Hawaii Volcanoes National […]

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