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What

Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

cpahl

Date

May 4, 2014 06:57 PM PDT

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What

ohia lehua Metrosideros polymorpha

Observer

laurahabel

Date

October 15, 2012

Description

Ohia Lehua in Poipu, Kauai

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What

Christmas wrasse Thalassoma trilobatum

Observer

allisonjgong

Date

January 21, 2014

Description

The adult male is very brightly colored; he looks as though he would glow in the dark. The female looks like a faded version of the male.

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What

Indo-Pacific Sergeant Major Abudefduf vaigiensis

Observer

allisonjgong

Date

January 21, 2014

Description

Schools of these fish were mixed with convict tangs (Acanthurus triostegus) at Poipu Beach Park, on both the east and west sides of the sand spit.

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Saddle wrasse Thalassoma duperrey

Observer

allisonjgong

Date

January 21, 2014

Description

These brightly-colored fish were common over the reef at Poipu Beach Park.

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Raccoon butterflyfish Chaetodon lunula

Observer

allisonjgong

Date

January 21, 2014

Description

This fish was seen on the west side of the sand spit at Poipu Beach Park.

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Moorish idol Zanclus cornutus

Observer

allisonjgong

Date

January 21, 2014

Description

Saw this fish swimming in shallow water over the coral reef at Poipu Beach Park.

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What

Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

allisonjgong

Date

January 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This honu (green sea turtle) had hauled out on the beach and rested for a bit before returning to the water.

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What

Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus

Observer

anita363

Date

November 13, 2013 01:27 PM EST

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Observer

anita363

Date

November 15, 2013 05:46 PM EST

Description

Nonnative. Windswept seaside sandstone.

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What

Subspecies Hibiscus arnottianus immaculatus Hibiscus arnottianus ssp. immaculatus

Observer

anita363

Date

November 13, 2013 03:16 PM EST

Description

Hibiscus arnottianus ssp. immaculatus. The species is endemic to Hawaii; the subspecies has been found only in 3 valleys on Molokai & Oahu. It is being propagated here in the National Tropical Botanical Garden.

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What

Lesser Grass Blue Zizina otis

Observer

anita363

Date

November 13, 2013 03:29 PM EST

Description

Zizina otis -- a recent introduction, 1st reported from Oahu in 2008. 12.5 mm from head to wingtip.

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

anita363

Date

November 15, 2013 05:09 PM EST

Description

Beautiful breeding color on the bill

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What

Convict Surgeonfish Acanthurus triostegus

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 14, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Upper right.

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What

Garden Spider Argiope appensa

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 15, 2013

Place

Koloa, HI (Google, OSM)

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What

Zebra Dove Geopelia striata

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 14, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

I thought maybe a zebra dove but I'm not sure about the shape. We saw these everywhere.

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What

Genus Holothuria Genus Holothuria

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 16, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

This looked different than the other sea cucumbers we saw. Any ideas?

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Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 16, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

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Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 16, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

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What

Humpback Cowry Cypraea mauritiana

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 16, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

What do you think? It was about 2.5 inches long. I saw only 2 of them in these tide pools.

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What

Order Zoantharia Order Zoantharia

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 16, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Not a great photo but any ideas?

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What

Surgeonfishes, Tangs, and Unicornfishes Family Acanthuridae

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 14, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Can you tell sea-kangaroo? :)

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What

Orangeband Surgeonfish Acanthurus olivaceus

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 14, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Can you tell sea-kangaroo? :)

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What

Perch-like Fishes Order Perciformes

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 14, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Can you tell sea-kangaroo? :)

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What

Genus Acanthurus Genus Acanthurus

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 14, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Can you tell sea-kangaroo? :)

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What

Reef Triggerfish Rhinecanthus rectangulus

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 14, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

TERRIBLE photos/visibility but I know I saw a couple of humu and snapped some photos and I think I see them through the haze in these photos.

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What

Common Mynah Acridotheres tristis

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 15, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

All over the island.

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What

Sensitive Plant Mimosa pudica

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 15, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

When you touch the leaves they close up. I have a video too that I'll try to upload or link to.

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Observer

tsoleau

Date

the past

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Sorry about the terrible image quality. May not be able to determine the species.

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What

Blackspot Sergeant (Abudefduf sordidus) Abudefduf sordidus

Observer

tsoleau

Date

November 16, 2013

Place

Poipu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

Sorry about the terrible photo!