Black Oystercatcher is a large black bird (16 to 18 inches) with the Latin name Haematopus bachmani. They are found in the intertidal area of the Pacific Coast.
Cygnets is the name for baby swans. The young hatch in a nest consisting of a mound of vegetation that is built in the reedy shallow area of a pond or lake.
Hummingbirds get their name from the quiet hum produced by their rapidly flapping wings, allowing them to hover and fly backwards. They are 3 to 5 inches long.
A parakeet is a common intelligent and social pet bird sometimes referred to as Budgies. Originally from Australia, these birds were domesticated in the 1800s.
Dryocopus pileatus, the largest of the North American woodpeckers. They grow to be as large as a small crow at 16 to 19 inches. They have a loud fast call.
Western Gull is the classic seagull with size to 26 inches and wingspan to 58 inches. These western birds range the entire length of the northeastern Pacific.
Wild Chickens Of Kauai
Kauai has a population of wild chickens that roam about the island of their own free will. They were brought to the island by the Polynesians as a food source.