1104 Red-crested Cardinal

Ala Moana Beach Park Honolulu, Hawaii January 28, 2014 Across the street (sort of) from our hotel we usually stay in (Ala Moana Hotel), is a very large park. It is a good place to see many of the birds that hang out around Oahu. Most of them were introduced from other world regions. Many…

1103 Common Myna

Ala Moana Beach Park Honolulu, Hawaii January 28, 2014 Set of 3 photos. This one was taken in Waimanalo

1102 Common Myna

Ala Moana Beach Park (probably) Honolulu, Hawaii January 28, 2014 This is the first set of two I photographed while in Hawaii recently. The Myna (can be spelled Mynah) is from Asia and has been introduced to many places – including Hawaii. It is an invasive bird, much like the European Starling, and not a…

1101 Zebra Dove

Hawaii Kai, Honolulu, Hawaii January 23, 2014 This is one of the most common birds on Oahu, especially in urban settings where they frequent eating areas to grab crumbs. The Zebra Dove and the House Sparrow, both introduced to Hawaii, are Hawaii’s answer to the dog under the table. I love waking up in the…

1100 Cattle Egret

Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery Kaneohe, Hawaii January 24, 2014 I guess Cattle Egrets like grassy areas, because that’s where I usually see them. I’ve never been to the cemetery and not seen a few. This was taken the day after the other 3 in this set.

1099 Zebra Dove

Hawaii Kai, Oahu, Hawaii January 23, 2014 “Get a room!” These two Zebra Doves decided it was time for a little hanky panky. Here is a set of 3 photos of this interesting event. I like the 3rd photo. It appears that the two birds are quite happy. BTW, this species was introduced to Hawaii…

1098 Spotted Dove

Hawaii Kai, Oahu, Hawaii January 23, 2014 Here are 4 more photos of this species taken down by the water near Costco Hawaii Kai.

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