Hawaiian Petrel

The Hawaiian Petrel or ʻUaʻu (Pterodroma sandwichensis) is a large, dark grey-brown and white petrel that is endemic to Hawaiʻi.

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Hawaiian Petrel - Status and Conservation
... The Hawaiian Petrel is an endangered species ... habitat from development, the greatest threats to the petrel are feral cats, Small Asian Mongooses, and rats, all of which feed on the helpless chicks when ... of feral animals, so to preserve not only the Hawaiian Petrel, but many other rare Hawaiian birds that fall victim to predation ...

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