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An ʻakekeʻe Birds perches on a green branch. It has a yellowish-green body with a tiny black eye.

ʻAkekeʻe 2.jpg

An ʻakekeʻe is a forest bird native to Hawaiʻi. It is currently listed under the endangered species act and is facing extinction due to avian malaria, a disease transmitted by invasive mosquitoes.
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Jim Denny
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Birds
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Endangered and/or Threatened species