What is this beautiful Hawaiin bird?

by CA
(Kauai )


This beautiful bird has been hanging around our lanai in Hanalei Bay, Kauai. What kind of bird is it?

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Mar 30, 2015
Red Headed Cardinal (I Think) NEW
by: Art (bequik)

If this is a Red Headed Cardinal like I think there not really members of the Cardinal Family There members of Tanagers if it stay around they forage for food in shrubbery and feed off the ground they enjoy plant seeds fruits and berried I would most certainly try feeding and hope it breeds in your area .................Art

Mar 30, 2015
Beautiful Indeed NEW
by: Art (bequik)

These are Beautiful Birds If Im not Mistakin this is A Red Headed Cardinal or Another Name is A Brazilian Cardinal There native and plentiful in South America and where first introduced to the islands On Oahu in 1928 I believe Might wanna check that but I think im close,Im told in the island they prefer dry areas around Parks and frequent Lawn areas of homes for Food.........Hope it hangs around where ever you saw it ......................

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