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Hawaiian Gallinule


Posted by Dan Kearl on Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:08 pm

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A subspecies of the Common Gallinule, they are Endangered now in the Hawaiian chain where it was common throughout the 1800-1900s, they only exist now in Kauai (where this was taken) and small populations on Oahu.
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by Cindy Marple on Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:25 pm
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Very nice portrait- good details in the blacks.
 

by david fletcher on Fri Dec 03, 2021 2:20 am
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Excellent capture Dan. Focus nailed and excellent details in the blacks.
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by Mary Brun on Fri Dec 03, 2021 7:43 am
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Perfectly captured, incredible light, color and detail.
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by ken archer on Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:59 pm
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Sweet Close-up Dan! Love the detail in its eye!
 

by ADKShooter on Fri Dec 03, 2021 4:03 pm
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Very nice close up with terrific details and great colors.
 

by Karl Egressy on Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:52 pm
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Nice portrait of an endangered species.
 

by Gene Gwin on Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:36 pm
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Dan, Thanks for posting a bird that could be near extinction. It's very sad. Great details in the head area.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:55 pm
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Very striking and intimate view, Dan.

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