Who is getting the reward in this picture?  The newborn hummingbird getting a meal?  The hummingbird mom who just was rewarded with two little hatchlings?  Or, me for having them perched just above my barbecue? I wasn’t able to barbecue at all that season because of the little babies.  That was three years ago and now they have a nest in another tree by the spa. I’ve stepped out several times to take a photo of the mother nesting but she is still too timid and immediately flies away.  This time the nest is hidden on a heavily leafed branch and it’s more difficult toRead More →

Zebra Doves are found on Kauai.  Often they are around people probably begging for food.  They where introduced originally from South-East Asia.  They may be a nuisance to some people but to me I found them delightful to photograph.  This particular one was puffing up his chest in greeting. Click on the image below to go to the full size image in SmugMug:Read More →