Saturday, January 24, 2009

Saturday Morning in Kaloko-Honokohau

These five Ae'o (Hawaiian Stilts) were taking advantage of the low tide to feed. Their legs seem impossibly long:

Catching the first rays of the day, this first-day Maiapilo is perfect:

This flower was fresh and white yesterday morning. By noon the hot sun had wilted it. This morning it's a pink shadow of its former self, but still graceful. Like a Georgia O'Keefe painting. Not that this image reminds me of anything, because it doesn't.

Finally, another beneficiary of our recent rains, a Puakala, the endemic poppy:

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