Saturday, November 4, 2017

Hawaii Photo of the Day

A  L  O  H  A !

A Fact, A Truth, A Wonder

A  L  O  H  A !
 Red-crested cardinal
Also known as the Brazilian Cardinal, 
it was introduced 
to Hawaii circa 1930 
from South America.
This species belongs in 
the family of the tanagers. 
Scientific name: Paroaria coronata
Higher classification: Paroaria
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Passerine
Rank: Species
Family: Thraupidae

 "If you don't mind throwing 
tennis balls for eternity, 
I do have an opening 
in doggie heaven. "
Angel at St. Peter's Gate, 
to a man seeking admittance
Frank and Ernest comic strip

"The first act of awe, 
when man was struck 
with the beauty or wonder 
of Nature, was the 
first spiritual experience."
                           Henryk Skolimowski   

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                    Fondly, cloudia