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Hawaii's Birds

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American Bird Conservancy and other organizations are working to make Hawaiian birds a top national priority for conservation.

Of all the endangered bird species in the United States, more than one-third are found only in Hawaii.

Biologists on Hawaii's Big Island are working to restore the Palila, an endangered bird found only on the forested slopes of the Mauna Kea volcano.

Learn more on BirdNote just before the 9 o'clock news on Saturday mornings on VPR.