A female parrot, named Ambuluwawawa, was the first bird seen from the Pacific island nation of the Philippines to arrive in the United States in nearly three years.
The bird flew from Manila to Hawaii on Thursday and flew to Guam before landing in a backyard in Hawaii.
It was a rare sighting for the Parrot Society of America, which has not seen any of its members fly in the U.S. since February, when an American citizen flew from the state of Washington to Alaska for the first time.
Ambuluwaws were brought to the U-S.
from the islands of Guam and the Marianas in 1987.
Since then, more than 60,000 people have been granted a waiver from the U