Sunday, July 4, 2010

Red-crested Cardinal

In honor of our country's Independence day celebration, I tried to find a red, white and blue bird. The closest could find in my files of birds was this great photo of a Red-crested Cardinal, which Val snapped while she was hanging around a beach on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Some of the Hawaian residents called them Brazilian Red-caps, but I found out later that those are completely separate species. They were fairly common to see on Oahu and Kauai.
Val's photo of a Red-crested Cardinal, Kauai, Hawaii; 7/11/2008.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is a beauty shadow and all!!