SIA2812: Alae Ula - Hawaiian Moorhen

Common Name:Alae Ula or Hawaiian Moorhen
Scientific Name:Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis
Photographer:Calvin J. Hamilton
Copyright:© 2008 Calvin J. Hamilton
Location:Waimea Valley, Oahu, Hawaii

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The Alae Ula or Hawaiian Moorhen is a small Hawaiian waterbird. Both the adult males and females are black on top and a dark slate blue underneath. They have a prominent red and yellow bill. Their feet are lobed - not webbed. They are one of the many endanged Hawaiian birds.

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