A photographic guide to the beautiful avian inhabitants of the islands, their habitat, and behavior. Featuring full-color photographs of over 100 species, and informative text by H. Douglass Pratt.
Dr. H. Douglas Pratt is an ornithologist, writer, photographer and world-renowned illustrator with a quarter-century of experience leading birding and natural history tours in Hawaii. He is a Staff Research Associate at the Louisiana State Museum of Natural Science and a Fellow of the American Ornithologists' Union. His writings and illustrations have appeared in numerous books, travel guides and journals including A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific, Hawaii's Beautiful Birds and Hawaii: The Ecotravellers' Wildlife Guide. In his free time, Doug enjoys playing dobro and autoharp in a country/western band in his hometown of Baton Rouge.