Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/02/19

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Boobies and more
From: wildlightphoto at (Doug Herr)
Date: Thu Feb 19 19:00:24 2009

It's not Mardi Gras in Hawaii.  They're a few species of sea birds in the 
Sulidae family, which includes Gannets.

Near the Sea Life marine theme park on the windward side of Oahu are a 
couple of islands where the Red-footed Boobies nest, along with other marine 
bird species.  The Boobies often fly past the the windward shore of Oahu at 
close range:

Brown Boobies are occasionally seen as well:

The Red-crested Cardinal is a common land bird in Hawaii. This species is 
native to South America:

and more common by far than the Cardinal is the Common Mynah, also not 
native to the Hawaiian islands:

Doug Herr
Birdman of Kailua

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