Researcher measures the wing of a palila nestling

Researcher measures the wing of a palila nestling

Detailed Description

A very young palila nestling is given unique color bands and it's body measurements are taken on Mauna Kea volcano, Hawai‘i Island, Hawai‘i. In a multi-decadal study of palila and the factors influencing their population, Dr. Paul Banko has studied the diet, movement, and nesting behavior of these critically endangered birds. 

Details

Image Dimensions: 2592 x 1944

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Location Taken: US