Though there is no visitation at Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, come visit us at Kīlauea Point!
Kiluaea Point NWR
When this baby grows up, it has a black back and a white forehead; a long black bill and very long, pink legs.
Baby ‘Alae ‘ula
When grown, this baby will have a red frontal shield, a red bill with a yellow tip, and greenish colored legs and feet.
Baby Koloa Maoli
This baby grows up to be mottled brown with a green to blue speculum, and bright orange legs and feet.
This baby grows up to have a black face with cream-colored cheeks and a pale gray neck streaked with black and a dark ring at the base.
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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A face only a mother could love. Prominent in Hawaiian mythology, the coot can be recognized by its white bill and frontal shield, which contrast with its dark body.
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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2015