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Rare footage released of endangered seabird on Mauna Loa

  • VIDEO COURTESY HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

    It was all caught on camera for the first time, according to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, which released the footage Tuesday, Dec. 6.

  • COURTESY HAWAI‘I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
                                Slater and his handler, Michelle Reynolds, detected the burrow of an endangered akeake at Mauna Loa, which was documented on camera about a month before the Nov. 27 eruption.

    COURTESY HAWAI‘I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

    Slater and his handler, Michelle Reynolds, detected the burrow of an endangered akeake at Mauna Loa, which was documented on camera about a month before the Nov. 27 eruption.

A fledgling band-rumped storm petrel, or akeake, emerged from its burrow high up the slopes of Mauna Loa about a month before the eruption began Nov. 27. Read more

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