Uau Calling in the Night

`Ua`u call while returning to their nests at night
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`Ua`u, or Hawaiian Petrels, are endangered seabirds endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Here are a few `Ua`u facts:

- They spend most of their time out at sea, coming to Hawaii to nest between February and November.

-They lay one egg per year and both parents raise the chick.

-They are ground-nesting birds and build their burrows right in between the lava rocks...Please stay on trail to help protect them!

If you would like to read more about `Ua`u, please click here. (PDF 208KB)

Last updated: February 28, 2015

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