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Wedge tailed shearwaters

Wedge-tailed shearwater's loud groans, moans and wails resulted in island residents giving them the name "moaning bird". Vocalizations occur primarily at night in breeding colonies.

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    Laysan finches

    The Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge provides breeding sites for all but three of Hawai‘i’s 22 species of seabirds. Millions of central Pacific seabirds congregate on these islands to breed. They nest in burrows and cliffs, on the ground, and in trees and shrubs. For some species, it is their only breeding site.

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Last Updated: Aug 01, 2013
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