"a Hawaiian nene honks and waddles on a fifty-cents special edition,"
A nēnē at Honolulu Zoo
Creative Commons AttributionA nēnē at Honolulu Zoo - Credit: rjones0856

The Hawaiian Goose or Nēnē is the official bird of the State of Hawaii. It is the world's rarest goose, and was bred back from the brink of extinction in the 1950s. They will happily feed from the human hand, which might go some way towards explaining how it became extinct in the first place. The ornithology of Hawaii is unique (see bookmark p304 to read more).