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Photo from U.S. Geological Fact Sheet 012-99

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Figure 2. Anianiau (Hemignathus parvus) from the Alakai Wilderness Preserve, Kauai. This species is currently restricted to high elevation montane rain forests on Kauai. Like other native honeycreepers, Anianiau are highly susceptible to avian pox and malaria, and they have disappeared from former low elevation habitats because of mosquito-transmitted avian diseases.

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