“bird(s)”~ PhotoHunt

heron sign.jpg

alae ula sign.jpg

I took these photos at the Hamakua Marsh in March 2009. I planned to take more photos of the sign, but it started to rain pretty hard that day. Part of the Hamakua Marsh is located right behind Down to Earth, a health food store that I shop at when in Kailua.

I usually check out the birds at this wetland marsh whenever I stop at this Down to Earth, even if I don’t have my camera with me. This was the first time I have seen an Auku’u Black-Crowned Night Heron. I was pretty excited and so grateful that I had my camera with me that day. I have not seen the Ae‘o and the ‘Alae Ke‘oke‘o birds yet.

hamakua marsh sign.JPG

16 thoughts on ““bird(s)”~ PhotoHunt

  1. Thanks everyone.
    Marta, you will have to check this place out. It isn’t too far from where you will be staying.
    menehune, I am not sure how long it has been around. I am guessing longer than when the Down to Earth store was built in Kailua. It might have been that there was no access to get close to the birds until then.

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  2. Ok trying this again. I sent a comment last night… but it probably went into the limbo of cyberspace… IB challenges.
    Your shots of the heron looked so much like the “promo” photo… I had to do a double take to check it out. You did a great job on photographing some of the birds featured!

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  3. Hi Girasoli, wonderful collection of photos and great choices for this week’s theme. I love all the angles of your shots and they are so crisp. They are beautiful birds. I love the red beak.
    Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holidays!

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