Tag Archives: Native Forest Birds

The face that we almost forgot

If you are of a particular age cohort, you will remember the sensation that was M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense. Lauded, then cliched, for its plot twist, the movie was also known for Haley Joel Osment’s famous utterance: “I … Continue reading

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Snaphot: Hawaiian Avifauna

The work by Dr. Helen James and Dr. Storrs Olson has greatly enriched our knowledge of the birds of Hawai’i. I’ve read as many of their *papers as I can. I was surprised to see this awesome mural when I … Continue reading

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Snapshot: O’ahu ‘Elepaio

I had mentioned earlier this year how one of my favorite sights on O’ahu trails was seeing O’ahu ‘Elepaio (Chasiempis ibidis) on Wiliwilinui Ridge trail. Well today, I hiked the Wiliwilinui Ridge trail again, and wouldn’t you know it, another … Continue reading

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Birds of Hakalau

Finally, I was able to cross off something that I’ve wanted to do for a long, long time. Over the weekend, our regular group of Manoa Cliff volunteers was able to help with the Hakalau National Wildlife refuge on the … Continue reading

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Snapshot: iPad Doodles

So, I’ve been messing around with one of those painting apps for the iPad. It’s good fun even if my efforts are a bit amatuerish. Anyway, if conservation is successful here on O’ahu, this is a sight I would hope to … Continue reading

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