Festival of Birds
Rainforest & Dry Forest Birding Adventure
Friday, September 15th, 2017
Departs Sheraton Kona at 6:00am.
Nature lovers and birdwatchers delight in exploring two exceptional habitats revealing the evolutionary epic of Hawaiian biology and observing native flora and fauna found nowhere else on earth. We’ll spend the day birdwatching in the rainforest of Pu`u O`o and dry forest of Pu`u La`au.
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), Palila (island endemic), Japanese Bush-Warbler, 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.
$200 per person
Limited to 11 Participants