Multi-colored juvenile ‘i‘iwi

Juvenile ‘i‘iwi in the hand

Detailed Description

‘I‘iwi are one of the most charismatic Hawaiian honeycreepers extant today. Their long, curved bill allow them to reach nectar deep inside specially evolved Hawaiian flowers. As they mature, juvenile ‘i‘iwi will go from these mottled, multi-colored feathers to bright red coloration. 

Details

Image Dimensions: 2592 x 1944

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Location Taken: US