Kuilima/Turtle Bay WTP
James Campbell NWR-Punamano Unit
James Campbell NWR-Kii Unit
Mallard x Hawaiian Duck (hybrid)
Teal sp. - observed flying with a flock of Northern Pintails.
Ring-necked Pheasant - heard only.
Laysan Albatross - observed flying over the sand dunes.
Whimbrel - Hudsonicus; North American subspecies.
Pectoral Sandpiper - seen well in good light. Pale bill base, yellow legs, clear demarcated streaked upper breast. Observed feeding next to Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper - seen well in good light. Rufous cap, streaked breast, yellow legs, white eye ring. Observed feeding next to Pectoral Sandpipers.
Barn Owl - observed perched on fence post along sand dune beach strand habitat. Its presence agitated Bristle-thighed Curlews. Hunted along fence line. Also obseved actively hunting (hovering and diving) into wetland ponds and perched in cattails and shrubs. Stood in open parts of muddy wetland with feet buried in mud.