Shorebirds & Seabirds by Land
October 25 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spend the day birding along the Kona Kohala Coast that ends with an afternoon seawatch for island pelagics and includes a visit to our festival partner and beneficiary, the Hawaiʻi Wildlife Center to see the science and discovery center and view any feathered hospital patients on camera. This is a trip that will target are regular shorebird visitors, unusual migrants and pelagic species from shore with plenty of time to talk story about the island’s fascinating cultural and natural history. This is the perfect trip for those who don’t want to go out on a boat and want to do limited walking.
Target Species: Cackling Goose, Brown Booby, Black Noddy, Red-tailed Tropicbird, White-tailed Tropicbird, Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Migratory pelagic seabirds, Bristle-thighed Curlew, Pacific Golden Plover, Wandering Tattler, Sanderling
Transportation: Pickups at 6:00am Sheraton, 6:30 Hawaii Forest & Trail
Meal Provided: Breakfast & Boxed Lunch & Beverages
Restrictions: Consists of short walks & roadside stops. Suitable for most abilities. Recommended for ages 8 and up.