One of the most amazing sounds I’ve ever heard. Hoping you give it a listen. If you have headphones, even better. Take time out for the minute and a half to listen. peace & Love —Chagall

Alphabet City

Listen to the haunting song of the Kauaʻi ʻŌʻō, presumed extinct since 1985.  Headphones recommended to fully appreciate the rhythm, tenor, tones, and intervals, of the bird’s song.  This is the bird at night.

I believe this is the only known footage of the bird:

See here for additional recordings and to browse the wonderful collection of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Macaulay Library

Again, farewell Kauaʻi ʻŌʻō.


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