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Big Island - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Big Island - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

Map of Big Island - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

Elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis) Hawaii ssp Erckels Francolin (Pternistis erckelii) Kalij Pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) Female Kalij Pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) Male Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola)

This area is mostly native forests and lava flows. It is one of the better places for finding Hawaii's native species.


Hawaii, Big Island


3/8/2007: Overnight camping trip to the park and a few hikes to different forests and lava flows.

Previous Visit (Big Island - Hilo: 3/7/2007)
Next Visit (Cook Monument: 3/9/2007)

Species Recorded (18)

Birds ( 17 )

Tropicbirds ( Phaethontidae )
White-tailed Tropicbird - Phaethon lepturus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Hawaiian Hawk - Buteo solitarius

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Kalij Pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Erckel's Francolin - Pternistis erckelii

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Pacific Golden-Plover - Pluvialis fulva

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Wandering Tattler - Tringa incana

Paradise-flycatcher ( Monarchidae )
Hawaii Elepaio - Chasiempis sandwichensis

White-eyes ( Zosteropidae )
Warbling White-eye - Zosterops japonicus

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Red-billed Leiothrix - Leiothrix lutea

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Omao - Myadestes obscurus

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Saffron Finch - Sicalis flaveola

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus
Apapane - Himatione sanguinea

Amakihi ( Drepanididae )
Hawaii Amakihi - Chlorodrepanis virens

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus


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