Time to get back to something cleaner and more wholesome in the blog posts.
Since we’re now into double digits in the posting chain, we have a two for one critter of the day. 😀 These macaws were both at the Waikiki Sheraton, just like the last post’s koi fish. In fact they were in trees right o the edge of the koi pond.
The irony here is that macaws are not Hawaiian. They’re actually native to the rain forests of South America. I found out that a surprisingly large amount of flora and fauna in Hawaii have been brought in from elsewhere in the world though.
The red one is a scarlet macaw and the blue one is a hyacinth macaw. I used to think that it would be neat to have one as a pet when I was younger. You can hear them blocks away when they really screech though AND a macaw’s beak is strong enough to bite a wooden broom handle clean in half. That lets them crack open food like brazil nuts.