Festival of Birds
Hakalau Forest NWR Birding Adventure
Friday, September 15th, 2017
Departs Sheraton Kona at 6:00am.
Nestled high above the island’s shoreline, the dense rainforest of Hakalau Forest NWR is home to some of the world’s rarest plants and animals. Join us as we focus on the incredible history of Hawaii’s endemic flora and fauna, and search for rare bird species.
Target Species include: Hawaiian Goose (Nene), Hawaiian Hawk (`Io), Short-eared Owl (Pueo), Hawai`i `Elepaio (island endemic), Hawaiian Thrush (`Oma`o, island endemic),`Apapane (endemic), `I`iwi (endemic), `Akiapola`au (island endemic), Hawai`i `Amakihi (island endemic), Hawai`i `Akepa (island endemic), Japanese Bush-Warbler, Chinese Hwamei, Red-billed Leiothrix.
Note: Participants must be able to hike up to 3 miles over uneven or rocky terrain, we may encounter cool, wet or muddy conditions.
$175 early pricing through 7/31/17
$200 after 8/1/17
Limited to 20 Participants
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