Palila

(Loxioides bailleui)

Palila is a large endemic honeycreeper with a finch-like bill and bright yellow head and breast. As a result of habitat loss it is now listed as critically endangered with fewer than 5,000 individuals remaining. Most sightings are on a specific trail at over 6500 feet elevation on the western slope of Moana Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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