Hawaiian Moorhen - Gallinula galeata sandvicensis

Length 1.1-1.2 ft (33.0-35.6 cm)
Wingspan 1.8 ft (53.3 cm)
Weight 10.9-16.1 oz (309.0-456.4 g)
Clutch Size 5-10
Chicks at birth Semi-precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Endangered (by U.S.)

A subspecies of the Common Moorhen, the Hawaiian Moorhen or 'Alae "Ula can be found on Kaua'i and O'ahu. According to Hawaiian mythology, a moorhen brought fire to Humans, which explains the red on its forehead.

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