Birds At Kawai‘ele
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An Afternoon with the Birds at Kawai‘ele

I decided to spend an afternoon with the birds at Kawai‘ele on Kauai.  Kawai‘ele is a waterbird and native plant sanctuary on the western side of the island.  It is a quiet and unassuming place. A good deal of the birds at Kawai‘ele are endemic to Hawaii.  Birds such as the Hawaiian Stilt and Hawaiian Read More…

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Nutcrackers and Woodpeckers on the Property

Clark’s Nutcrackers and Hairy Woodpeckers are making their presence known on the property. The fall-time weather has moved some residents to seek warmer climes – even non migrators. However, some of the residents are sticking around. The Stellar Jay has become even more prominent, as its bird count has moved from three to eight.  In Read More…

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Capturing The Valley: Doves Out on a Limb

A family of doves reside at our cabin in the Sawtooth National Forest.  When on our property they spend most of their time observing the bird feeders from the limb of a Lodgepole Pine tree about 75 feet away. There appear to be six doves that hang around the house.  They do not frequent the Read More…