Laysan Finch

Distribution

Only found on one small Northwestern Hawaiian Island called "Laysan." 

Description

The Laysan Finch has a heavy bill. The male's plumage is mostly yellow, except for a whitish belly and a grey neck. The female is duller than the male, with brown streaking.


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Laysan Finch

Laysan Finch

Bill Shape
cone
Regions
hawaii
hawaii endemic
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
coasts
Color
gray
yellow
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
finches - fringillidae
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Bird Species