2003, we renamed the CCH Newsletter, Hawai‘i
celebrate the kōlea
(Pacific Golden Plover, Pluvialis fulva).
fly nonstop to Hawai‘i
from nesting grounds in the Siberian tundra and
western Alaska each fall. They feed on insects
and other foods
fattening up for the return flight by May. Kōlea
are one of the most frequently seen native birds
faithfully returning to the same habitat year after year.