1097 Spotted Dove

Hawaii Kai, Oahu, Hawaii January 23, 2014 We had just made a Costco run in Hawaii Kai and then went down by the water to see if any birds were around. We found a few Spotted Doves that were friendly enough to get some close shots. Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, Kaneohe, Hawaii – January 25,…

1096 Common Waxbill

Waimanalo Beach Park Waimanalo, Hawaii January 25, 2014 This was a lifer for me. I know this species is not indigenous to Hawaii, but nonetheless, it is thriving in the Hawaiian climate. Many pet birds in Hawaii have escaped to form a new colony. This bird is very tiny and constantly on the move. This…

1095 Rock Pigeon

Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery Kaneohe, Hawaii January 25, 2014 Whenever we visit Hawaii we buy flowers for my wife’s parents who are laid to rest at the most beautiful cemetery I have ever seen. It is located at the base of the Koolau Mountain Range (below the famous Pali Lookout). With the mountains to your…

1094 Harlequin Ducks

Ediz Hook, Port Angeles, WA January 9, 2014 When we’re staying at our vacation home in Sequim, we often drive out to Port Angeles to check out Ediz Hook. It is a long sand spit with a Coast Guard station out at the end. Here are 5 photos from our time out there last month.…

1093 Snowy Egret

1093 Lake Moran, Santa Cruz, CA November 3, 2013 This Snowy Egret was at Lake Moran in Santa Cruz, CA last November. There is a walking trail along the lake that leads to the beach and then we walk over to the cliffs and walk towards Capitola to look for birds and whales and the…

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