Mosquito stinging an 'apapane

The head of a bright red bird with a black beak and eyes, with a mosquito perched near its eye

Mosquito stinging an 'apapane

Mosquito-borne diseases have played a hand in the extinction and decline of many native Hawaiian forest birds, including the ‘apapane, shown here with a mosquito near its eye.
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Photo By/Credit
Jack Jeffrey/USFWS
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Public Domain
Subject tags
Invasive species