December 21, 2009

Kauai Foliage

African Tulip Tree in full glorious bloom


Papayas not ripe yet

Red Ginger in profuse bloom continually

Avacados from the tree, year round!

December 14, 2009

Barred Owl

A Barred Owl showed up at dusk last night, we were 

able to call it down with a recording. This owl in the 

photo was in the neighborhood several years ago.

December 9, 2009

Kalalau Valley today, nicest day of the year

December 8, 2009

Island Flora and Fauna

Orchid growing in Sunday and Randy's yard

Cattle Egrets are everywhere

Zebra Doves are even more common

December 2, 2009

Hike at Mahalapu

Hiatt Hotel, beginning of hike

Along the coast, south side of Kauai

Hoary Head and Mahalapu Beach

A Monk Seal and her pup born 11/27

Kauai Vacation

Wedgetailed Shearwater at Kilauea National Wildlife Refuge
One of two juveniles that have yet to fledge.
The parents have gone so you know it won't be too long

Two Nene or Hawaiian Geese. We also saw Laysan Albatross
just beginning to breed.