Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Lavender Waxbill

This is another introduced species I found on Hawaii. The Lavender Waxbill is finch in the Estrilda family. It is native to Central Africa. This bird was introduced through the aviculture trade, presumable in the 1960s.

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

Two Lavender Waxbills preening after a bath in Kona.

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

©2012 Steve Borichevsky

3 comments:

alp said...

Muy buena fotografía. Un abrazo desde Murcia.

betty said...

Wow, hugs from around the world!
You have such a wonder eye! I love these photos.

Tammie Lee said...

such a sweet looking bird!

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