This book covers virtually every species of bird on land and at sea in the main Hawaiian Islands. In total, 170 species or subspecies are described and illustrated. In this comprehensive guide the author has produced an essential resource for those who are interested in identifying, locating, and learning more about the avifauna of Hawai'i.
Jim Denny grew up amid the bayous and hardwood forests of rural Louisiana, where he learned his love for the outdoors. For the last forty years, he has been a resident of Kekaha, a small, peaceful town on the leeward coast of Kaua`i. Jim is the author of two books, The Birds of Kaua`i and Hawai`i's Butterflies and Moths. He has also produced two videos, Hawai`i's Birds and Birds of the Rainforest. His photos have appeared in textbooks, conservation literature and popular magazines including Audubon, Smithsonian, and National Geographic.