I’iwi

(Drepanis coccinea)

One of the endemic Hawaiian honeycreepers and perhaps the talisman for the avifauna of the Hawaiian Islands, the colorful I’iwi (pronounced “ih-ee-vee”) is found on all of the five largest islands, but to see it one has to get to high-elevation forest habitat.

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