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Family Anatidae

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Branta sandvicensis   

Haleakala NP, Maui

NENE    HAWAIIAN GOOSE

Endemic relative of the Canada Goose.  Formerly common in pre-western Hawaii, it almost went extinct due to introduced predators.  Conservation efforts have saved this rare species which may be observed at select locations.

State of Hawaii DLNR Factsheet