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Koa‘e kea (white-tailed tropicbird) soars above Halema‘uma‘u

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A koa‘e kea (white-tailed tropicbird) soars above Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea. Typically, a few of these birds can be seen circling over the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u during field visits. USGS photo by M. Patrick.


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