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Black-crowned Night Herons

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Cattle Egrets

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Common Myna

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Diamond Head Lighthouse in Honolulu

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Brown Booby

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Java Sparrows

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Ruddy Turnstones

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Ruddy Turnstones on their winter break in Hawaii




Mallard x Hawaiian (hybrid) Ducks

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Yellow-fronted Canary

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Rose-ringed Parakeet

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Common Waxbill

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Brown Anole

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Red-crested Cardinals

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Red-crested Cardinals are originally from Brazil but were introduced to Hawaii many years ago where a thriving population is now established.  Photo and video were taken on the island of Oahu.



Wandering Tattler

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Japanese White-eye

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Bulbuls

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Red-whiskered Bulbul pictured above and Red-vented Bulbuls below.

I have found the Red-vented Bulbul to be the Hawaiian version of the Blue Jay.

Hawaiian Monk Seals

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Rare and endangered Hawaiian Monk seals sleeping on the volcanic rocks at Ka'ena Point on the island of Oahu.


Anthurium

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White-rumped Shama

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The White-rumped Shama is a member of the thrush family.  The male is pictured above and the female below.

Hawaiian Stilt

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Bristle-thighed Curlew

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Laysan Albatross

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Pacific Golden Plover

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White Terns

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The White Tern is more commonly called the Fairy Tern for obvious reasons.  They are pelagic birds that come in from the ocean to live onshore during breeding season.



Dark-eyed Junco (cismontanus)

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Also known as the Cassiar Junco - a rare find in western New York.