‘ApapaneHimatione sanguinea / ‘Apapane
Facts About ‘Apapane
`Apapane are one of the most common native birds in Hawaiian forests. Their feathers were used to some extent in Hawaiian feather work. A distinct subspecies of `Apapane evolved on Laysan Island in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, but became extinct soon after rabbits were introduced onto the island, destroying their habitat.
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Last Updated: Aug 26, 2013