ʻIʻiwi

Feb 3, 2016

An ‘i‘iwi enjoys nectar from the māmane.
Credit www.mauiforestbirds.org.

The ʻiʻiwi is one of the most remarkable examples of evolutionary adaptation in the Hawaiian islands. Once found in abundance on each of the isalnds, it is now extinct on Lanaʻi and facing hardship on Oʻahu and Molokaʻi.

Christopher Phillips explains...