Gallus gallus | red junglefowl (domestic) | moa


The first Polynesian settlers brought moa, or red junglefowl, to Hawaiʻi centuries ago. This tropical, forest-dwelling chicken is colorful rusty red with long curved black tail feathers and a red comb atop their head. The males can be 30 inches long compared to the drab colored females at 17 inches long. Hawaiians valued them as a food resource and throughout Polynesia their feathers were used in cloaks for royalty.

Hotspots for red junglefowl (domestic)

Keālia Pond National Wildlife Refuge

Coastal Wetland

Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
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Kanahā Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary

Coastal Wetland


Kahakapao Recreation Area

Wet forest

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Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area

Dry forest

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Hosmer Grove (Haleakalā National Park)

Dry forest

Hosmer Grove
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Keāhole Point

Open Ocean


Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park

Coastal Wetland

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Honua‘ula Forest Reserve (Makāula -‘O‘oma section)

Wet forest


Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a ʻŌhiʻa Trail

Dry forestPasture and grasslands


Wailoa River State Park

Coastal Wetland

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Loko Waka Pond

Coastal Wetland

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