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Category Archives: Wildlife

Day 061

Meanwhile, back in Hawaii on our first whale watching cruise… So how do you tell WHERE a whale will be coming up?  Without an echo locator, it isn’t too easy… If you look in some of these photos, you will see a turquoise patch in the water.  In the photo below it is just to […]

Day 060

Meanwhile, back in Hawaii on our first whale watching cruise… * ** *** ** ~Curtis on /\/\aui! {!-{>

Day 059

Granddaughter Toots ran outside with my big lens yesterday (14th of March). *** ***   ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 058

Today’s take from along the River: Northern Pintails. Canvasback. Redheads. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 057

Well, since I am ten days behind, I will post a little of this morning’s (11 Mar 18) visit to the River! Seagulls (California type) and Common Goldeneyes on Ice. Hooded Merganzer, Mr. Hood Merganzer, Mrs. Bufflehead from the back? Weeds ‘n snow. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>  

Day 056

Heh.  Only 10 days behind…or 9 now…{!-{P We drove down past Kihei to look for snorkeling beaches one day.  This is a goodie, and people had seen turtles here, but ultimately we went to the next one up when we snorkeled.  Flowers. Coconut feast! Footprints in the sand. With the feet! Panorama. Fancy gates in […]

Day 054

We went whale watching…and these guys welcomed us back. * * ~Curtis on /\/\aui! {!-{>

Day 053

We went whale watching…this is “shooting between people”…{!-{P * * ~Curtis on /\/\aui! {!-{>

An Extra!

Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, between Kihei and Ma’alaea, on /\/\aui! This is a coastal salt marsh the highway cuts through.  It often has a variety of birds, and we went on down this evening. This is a Black-Crowned Night-Heron. The light was fading fast as the sun set, and it was cloudy and raining […]

Day 052

Whale watching at sunrise… Inside of the boat.  A four phot panorama. Click a couple of times to enlarge; BACK to return!   Along the rail: DD#2 and the Dailylife Wife. Look!  A couple of whales! No, a bunch…five?  Six?  It is a “competition pod”. That is where a bunch of males show off for […]