Waimea Canyon

22.07069 , -159.66296

United States Of America

Hiking trails may have native songbirds (more diverse and abunant at higher altitudes). Listen at overlooks at night for Band-rumped Storm-Petrel, Newell's Shearwater, and Hawaiian Petrel. White-tailed Tropicbirds fly around the canyon during the day.

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Coordinates were set by Mathias Ritschard (Admin) : 22.0707/-159.6630 (2021-05-27 19:31:13 )

Site name was set by Mathias Ritschard (Admin) as "Waimea Canyon" (2021-05-27 19:31:13 )

Edited by Adrian Burke on 2022-09-13 05:11:14
Hiking trails may have native songbirds (more diverse and abunant at higher altitudes). Listen at overlooks at night for Band-rumped Storm-Petrel, Newell's Shearwater, and Hawaiian Petrel. White-tailed Tropicbirds fly around the canyon during the day.
Edited by Adrian Burke on 2022-09-13 05:10:49
Hiking trails may have native songbirds (more diverse and abunant at higher altitudes). Listen at overlooks at night for Band-rumped Storm-Petrel, Newell's Shearwater, and Hawaiian Petrel.

List up to ca. 25 species that:
• have a limited distribution range and/or are rare on a global level
• are most sought-after by birdwatchers at this site
• and are relatively easy to see at this site (year-round or seasonally)

Erckel's Francolin (Pternistis erckelii)
White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel (Hydrobates castro)
Hawaiian Petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis)
Newell's Shearwater (Puffinus newelli)
Apapane (Himatione sanguinea)

Erckel's Francolin (Pternistis erckelii) was added by Adrian Burke (2022-09-13 05:11:52)

Apapane (Himatione sanguinea) was added by Adrian Burke (2022-09-13 05:09:47)

Hawaiian Petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis) was added by Adrian Burke (2022-09-13 05:09:29)

White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus) was added by Adrian Burke (2022-09-13 05:09:19)

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel (Hydrobates castro) was added by Adrian Burke (2022-09-13 05:09:06)

Newell's Shearwater (Puffinus newelli) was added by Adrian Burke (2022-09-13 05:08:55)

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Amazing views of the stunning canyon.

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Edited by Adrian Burke on 2022-09-13 05:11
Amazing views of the stunning canyon.

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