Hawaiian Petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis), or 'Ua'u

A dark grey and white bird ('ua'u) lies on the ground in a grassy area

Detailed Description

Haleakalā volcano is an important breeding location for the endangered Hawaiian Petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis), or 'Ua'u in Hawaiian.  The predator control efforts at Haleakalā National Park help protect this important 'Ua'u colony on  Haleakalā.  This photo was taken by Maui Nui Seabird Recovery Project.


Image Dimensions: 3456 x 2592

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US