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The Palila Bird

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The Palila bird is a small, unassuming bird with a magnificent golden crown and breast.  Despite it's modest size, it is royalty among native species and an icon for bird conservation in the Hawaiian Islands.

Christopher Phillips explains...

Christopher Phillips hosts HPR's Stargazer. He is a science communication and education specialist whose work focuses on scientific issues affecting society in the 21st Century.
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