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Family Scolopacidae

HAWAII

Numenius tahitiensis

BRISTLE-THIGHED CURLEW    KIOEA

Rare around the Main Hawaiian Islands but frequent in the NWHI.  Throws stones to break open albatross eggs.  A wary species.

State of Hawaii DLNR Factsheet