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Last of the Giants = Last Kaua'i singing?

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So I found out about the last male Kaua'i bird singing a mating song to a female who will never come, and I immediately thought about the Giants in ASoIaF and the song, Last of the Giants.

The lyrics for Last of the Giants is about how there is only one Giant left and how humans caused their extinction by killing them and taking their lands and rivers. The Kaua'i bird died in a similar manner, with the Europeans causing habitat destruction and bringing in disease carrying mosquitos and predators, like cats.

Here is a video recording of the man who recorded the bird singing and the last line stuck with me especially: "He is totally alone... And now his voice is gone."

Is GRRM familiar with this bird and its story? Could the song be inspired by this bird? 

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