A concatenation about birds: Nene or Hawaiian Goose

Volcanos to grass
Endangered and protected
Prefer land no fly

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/13/18
Photo by Pinterest

At one time, there were only 30 Hawaiian Geese in existence due to hunting and attack by other animals brought to the island. Thanks to conservation efforts, their population is on the rise. The Hawaiian Goose lives only on the Hawaiian islands of Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai. They like to eat plant leaves and grass.

Hear the Nene honk.


A concatenation about birds: Willow Ptarmigan

Snow white in winter

Heavy feathered feet snow shoes

camouflaged seasons

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/10/18

Inspirational photos by Pinterest

Hear the unusual chatter of Alaska’s state bird.

A concatenation about birds: Hermit Thrush

Melancholy songs

Courtship brings running circles

Males gather nest food

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/10/18

Inspirational photo by en.Wikipedia.org

The great state of Vermont’s state bird is the Hermit Thrush.

A concatenation about birds: Lark Bunting

Males whistle and trill

Cup nests in green grass

She is selective

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/9/18

Inspirational photo by Pinterest

The great state of Colorado named the Lark Bunting as their state bird.

A concatenation about birds: Yellow Hammer

Male wears black moustache

When flying they lope along

Grass walkers loves seeds

Yellow Hammer on the ground
Yellow Hammer on the ground

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/8/18

Inspirational photos by Pinterest

The yellow-shafted flicker is a medium-sized woodpecker so named because the shafts of its primary wing feathers are yellow. This beauty is Alabama’s state bird.

A concatenation about birds: Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican
Brown Pelican

Strong swimmers eat fish

Plunges from air to water

Strange striking beauty

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/7/18

Inspirational photos by Pinterest

The Brown Pelican is a state symbol for the Great State of Louisiana.

Watch these peculiar birds in slow motion feeding and swooping.

A concatenation about birds: Ruffed Grouse


One male defends ten acres

Alias partridge

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/6/18

Inspirational photo by Pinterest

The ruffed grouse is a symbol for the great state of Pennsylvania.

Watch the display and hear the drumming of the male ruffed grouse …wait for it.

A concatenation: Purple Finch

Large beaks and flat heads

Gray ladies and vibrant males

Seeks the green forests

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/5/18

Inspirational photo by Pinterest

Up close on male and female Purple Finch


A concatenation about birds: California Quail

Small ground-dwelling birds

Swift runners short burst flyers

Home in chaparral

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/4/18

Inspirational photos by Pixabay

Interesting facts about California Quail

A concatenation about birds: Scissor-tailed flycatcher

Majestic in flight

Female builds constructs her nest

Fierce nest protectors

Scissor-tailed flycatcher
Scissor-tailed flycatcher at home on a fence

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/3/18
Inspirational photo by Pinterest

A symbol for the State of Oklahoma.

Read about this wonder that eats its weight in gold each year devouring non-useful and harmful insect species such as grasshoppers, crickets, and beetles and hear their obnoxious calls.