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Category Archive for 'Hawaii'

Zebra Dove

Hawaii had two doves that you don’t see on the mainland: Zebra Doves and Spotted Doves.  I didn’t get any decent shots of Spotted Doves, but you can see pictures of the ones I took in China here.  Zebra Doves are very small, but they make quite a noise.  My boss was on a conference […]

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Red Jungle Fowl – Chickens

All chickens are descended from Red Jungle Fowl, but the chickens on Hawaii are supposedly a more pure version of Red Jungle Fowl.  In any case, they are magnificent: Chickens in Kauai are like pigeons on the mainland.  They’re everywhere and they’re ready to eat your food.  These guys would get into everything if you […]

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Ava and Beaches

When we were planning the trip to Hawaii, I was worried that Ava might get bored.  I had no reason to worry.  All the beaches below are on Kauai. During our first day at the beach, we started at Baby Beach.  The beach has rocks in the water that prevent the waves from getting too […]

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Rose-ringed Parakeets in Hawaii

We came back today from a week vacation on Kauai.  It was amazing!  I usually get bored by the end of a vacation but this time I was sorry to go home. I didn’t do any specific birding, but I took pictures of birds when I could.  My favorite was the Rose-ringed Parakeets. The male […]

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