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Maui, Hawaii, United States
Iiwi feeding on nectar, at Hosmer Grove, the 8,000 ft. level, of the volcano, in Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii.
Week 13: Finches & Friends
Hawaiian Honeycreepers are a highly specialize group, of nectar-feeding finches
This fabulous Iiwi is one of only a few endemic birds living in Hawaii. I’ve tried time after time to get a photo of this bird (even a bad one), but have never succeeded. But you have succeeded, Gary, in a big, bold, fantastic way. Vey nice work. Thank you.
Amazing shot! Thank you for sharing this rare view.
Thank you for the nice comments.
If you would like to see other Honeycreeper photos, I have a Facebook Photo Page, with an album, of birds photographed on Maui, HI. The following is a link to my photo page.
What a bright and cool-looking bird! I’ve never been to Hawaii myself but after seeing this bird it makes me want to go even more! Great shot
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