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Taken 25-Dec-15

16 of 22 photos
Categories & Keywords

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Keywords:Kauai Photography, amakua, birds, birds of kauai, hawaiian birds, hawaiian short-eared owl, kauai, manu, owl, polynesian culture, pueo, sky, wildlife
Photo Info

Dimensions2436 x 1624
Original file size22.7 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date modified25-Dec-15 16:21
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Amakua Pueo!

Amakua Pueo!

Apueo or hawaiian short-eared owl is known to be an amakua or guardian protector throughout Polynesia. I spent three days shooting them one summer while in Waimea, and found this one to be the most special one image of the bunch.
Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii