Tuesday, December 30, 2014

First Snow Bird

A L O H A !

Kolea 

is the Hawaiian name for 

the Pacific Golden Plover.

From Alaska to Hawaii 

non-stop, 3000 miles

of open ocean. . . .

Winter spent eating in Hawaii 

then back to Alaska. . . 



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Linking to




Happy New Year!

                             cloudia



21 comments:

mick said...

Great photo of the Pacific Golden Plover. We see them down here in Australia also.

Cloudia said...

Aloha, Mate!

TexWisGirl said...

adorable plover!

Cloudia said...

Hey, Tex!

William Kendall said...

Very pretty!

eViL pOp TaRt said...

I enjoyed seeing the Pacific Golden Plover. He must need a nap and a mojito!

Grand Crapaud said...

Impressive bird!

Cloudia said...

thanks!

Teresa said...

Wow!! That bird is amazing! Glad it is safe in Hawaii for the winter :)

Siddhartha Joshi said...

Nice shot!

magiceye said...

Wow that is some winging!!

Namaste /\ from Mumbai
Aloha!!

Karen S. said...

Just imagine the sights that they see!

bettyl-NZ said...

What an amazing bird! Lovely photo.

Elephant's Child said...

Feathered enchantment.

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger (大哥) said...

What a journey!
Duncan In Kuantan

Margaret Adamson said...

Beautiful plumage. May I wih you a very HAPPY NEW YEAR

Adam Jones said...

A great bird and what a journey.

orvokki said...

Happy new year to you, Claudia.

eileeninmd said...

I would love to see this Golden Plover! Great shot, Cloudia. Wishing you all the best in 2015! Happy New Year!

Chris Rohrer said...

What a wonderful bird to spot! I have yet to find this beauty! Happy New Year!

Phyllis Oller said...

great shot! Phyllis