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craigfujii

Oahu diver | Photographer | Lover of fish, fowl and the occasional invertebrate
633 posts
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Trumpetfish (aulostomus maculatus), an elongated fish quite interesting in appearance and an important reef predator. your daily underwater photograph of sea life from the waters of oahu, hawaii. #scuba #diving #oahu #hawaii #reef #coral #geography #ocean #tropical #scubadiving #explore #environment #natgeo #photography #underwater #uwphotography #underwaterphoto #macro #art #pacific #pacificocean #olympus #nauticam #divepix #getolympus #microfourthirds #picoftheday #photooftheday #wildlife #nature
5 102 Yesterday
Java sparrows (lonchura oryzivora), another introduced species, this from indonesia in 1867 and reintroduced in the 1960s. a popular cage bird, which can be detrimental when they escape or are released. it is now rare in its original habitat, and is considered an agricultural pest because of its affinity for grains and seeds. it is illegal to possess these in california to protect the rice industry, for example. —�— of 338 documented hawaiian birds, 64 are endemic, 130 vagrants, and 53 introduced. thirty-three endemic species are considered extinct. (pyle & pyle. the birds of hawaii. bishop museum, v 2, jan. 2017). #introducedspecies #tanager #finch #bird #oahu #hawaii #birds #birdsofinstagram #animals #explore #canon #birdphotography #birdsofhawaii #birdstagram #birdwatch #canonusa #ornithology #animals #animalkingdom #animalsofinstagram #croppedsensor #canon70d #canon400l #waikele
4 94 Yesterday
One for our invertebrate friends: orange cup coral (tubastraea coccinea), retracted during daylight hours. your daily underwater photograph of sea life from the waters of oahu, hawaii. #scuba #diving #oahu #hawaii #reef #coral #geography #ocean #tropical #scubadiving #explore #environment #natgeo #photography #underwater #uwphotography #underwaterphoto #macro #art #pacific #pacificocean #olympus #nauticam #divepix #getolympus #microfourthirds #picoftheday #photooftheday #wildlife #nature #coral
6 127 3 days ago
House finch (carpodacus mexicanus), also called the papaya bird, introduced from north america in 1869, now established on all the main hawaiian islands. of 338 documented hawaiian birds, 64 are endemic, 130 vagrants, and 53 introduced. thirty-three endemic species are considered extinct. (pyle & pyle. the birds of hawaii. bishop museum, v 2, jan. 2017). #introducedspecies #bird #oahu #hawaii #birds #birdsofinstagram #animals #explore #canon #birdphotography #birdsofhawaii #birdstagram #birdwatch #canonusa #animals #animalkingdom #animalsofinstagram #fullframe #canon70d #wild #nature #wildlife #waikele #finch
1 102 5 days ago
Yellowstripe goatfish (mulloidichthys flavolineatus) can take on a reddish tinge when under overhangs or enclosed spaces. your daily underwater photograph of sea life from the waters of oahu, hawaii. #scuba #diving #oahu #hawaii #reef #coral #geography #ocean #tropical #scubadiving #explore #environment #natgeo #photography #underwater #uwphotography #underwaterphoto #macro #art #pacific #pacificocean #olympus #nauticam #divepix #getolympus #microfourthirds #picoftheday #photooftheday #wildlife #nature
0 141 5 days ago
Seascape with whitemouth moray (gymnothorax meleagris), left, and scuba diver (homo scubaensis). your daily underwater photograph of sea life from the waters of oahu, hawaii. #scuba #diving #oahu #hawaii #reef #coral #geography #ocean #tropical #scubadiving #explore #environment #natgeo #photography #underwater #uwphotography #underwaterphoto #macro #art #pacific #pacificocean #olympus #nauticam #divepix #getolympus #microfourthirds #picoftheday #photooftheday #wildlife #nature
10 180 6 days ago
Red-vented bulbul (pycnonotus cafer). this population took hold in the 1950s after a likely unauthorized cage release. this species is considered an agricultural pest because it eats a variety of foods, including fruits and orchids. of 338 documented hawaiian birds, 64 are endemic, 130 vagrants, and 53 introduced. thirty-three endemic species are considered extinct. (pyle & pyle. the birds of hawaii. bishop museum, v 2, jan. 2017). #introducedspecies #bulbul #bird #oahu #hawaii #birds #birdsofinstagram #animals #explore #canon #birdphotography #birdsofhawaii #birdstagram #birdwatch #canonusa #animals #animalkingdom #animalsofinstagram #fullframe #canon70d #wild #nature #wildlife #waikele #waikelerocks photographed near waikele elementary school.
1 103 1 weeks ago
A common waxbill (estrilda astrild) foraging for seeds. an alien bird native to africa found only on oahu in the hawaiian islands. —�— of 338 documented hawaiian birds: 64 are endemic, 130 vagrants, and 53 introduced. thirty-three endemic species are considered extinct. (pyle & pyle. the birds of hawaii. bishop museum, v 2, jan. 2017). #introduced species #alien #introduced #cagerelease #bird #oahu #hawaii #birds #birdsofinstagram #animals #explore #canon #birdphotography #birdsofhawaii #birdstagram #birdwatch #canonusa #ornithology #animals #animalkingdom #animalsofinstagram #croppedsensor #wildlife #wildlifephoto #nature #explore #waikele #ourschool #waikelerocks photographed near waikele elementary school.
1 87 2 weeks ago
Hang out with a loved one this valentines day! spotted eagle rays (aetobatus narinari). your daily photograph of sea life from oahu, hawaii. #animalsofinstagram #animals #picoftheday #photooftheday #photographer #sealife #nauticam #seaandsea #underwaterphotography #underwaterphoto #bluewater #pacificocean #nauticam #microfourthirds #seaandsea #oahu #hawaii #explore #follow #wildlifephotos #valentine
1 116 2 weeks ago
A house sparrow (passer domesticus). often thought to be the most widely distributed wild bird in the world. introduced to hawaii where it is present on all inhabited islands in the 1870s. —�— of 338 documented hawaiian birds, 64 are endemic, 130 vagrants, and 53 introduced. thirty-three endemic species are considered extinct. (pyle & pyle. the birds of hawaii. bishop museum, v 2, jan. 2017). #introducedspecies #sparrow #alien #introduced #cagerelease #bird #oahu #hawaii #birds #birdsofinstagram #animals #explore #canon #birdphotography #birdsofhawaii #birdstagram #birdwatch #canonusa #ornithology #animals #animalkingdom #animalsofinstagram #croppedsensor #apsc #canon70d #canon4005.6l #waikele #waikelerocks
0 86 2 weeks ago
Endemic milletseed butterflyfish (chaetodon miliaris), and if you look closely, a hairy yellow hermit crab (aniculus maximus). your daily underwater photograph of sea life from the waters of oahu, hawaii. #scuba #diving #oahu #hawaii #reef #geography #ocean #tropical #scubadiving #explore #environment #natgeo #photography #underwater #uwphotography #underwaterphoto #art #pacific #pacificocean #olympus #nauticam #divepix #getolympus #microfourthirds #picoftheday #photooftheday #wildlife #nature #butterflyfish #crab
2 156 2 weeks ago
Ta’ape, or blue stripe snapper (lutjanus kasmira), an introduced species meant to create another fishery, have thrived but are a failure as a food source. your daily underwater photograph of sea life from the waters of oahu, hawaii. #scuba #diving #oahu #hawaii #reef #geography #ocean #tropical #scubadiving #explore #environment #natgeo #photography #underwater #uwphotography #underwaterphoto #art #pacific #pacificocean #olympus #nauticam #divepix #getolympus #microfourthirds #picoftheday #photooftheday #wildlife #nature #taape #bluestripesnapper
1 113 2 weeks ago