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Updated 9/30/2013

Family Scolopacidae

HAWAII

Arenaria interpres

Popoi'a Island, Kailua, Oahu

 

Kualoa, Oahu

 



Kealia Pond NWR, Maui

Mokumanamana (Necker Island)

RUDDY TURNSTONE    'AKEKEKE

Occasionally seen at the water's edge during winter months.  Overturns small rocks in search of food on tidal flats.  Nests in Arctic region during summer.  

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