It’s a wrap at Nihoku

  • photo courtesy Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project

    Andre Raine, with Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project, carries a chick to its new burrow at Nihoku.

  • photo courtesy Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project

    A Hawaiian petrel chick gains weight and gets fuzzy under the care of staff members at Nihoku.

  • photo courtesy Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project

    A Hawaiian petrel is nearly ready to fledge from Nihoku in this photo.

  • photo courtesy Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project

    A Newell’s shearwater is nearly ready to fledge from Nihoku in this photo.

KILAUEA — More than 100 threatened and endangered seabirds have fledged from the Nihoku restoration site within the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge in the past four years.

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