By Katie Twaddle.  Photo by Na Pali Riders Raft Tours


Birds on Kauai range from native Hawaiian birds to birds introduced to the Hawaiian Islands throughout the years. Some are migratory, some live here their whole lives and some live at sea, keeping nests near beaches and on cliffs. This article will focus on a few choice birds found along the Na Pali Coast cliffs, caves, and valleys, as well as birds found in Kilauea on the north side of Kauai. There are many endangered species of birds found on Kauai, most importantly, the state bird, the Nene. The Na Pali Coast, and surrounding Pacific Ocean is the perfect habitat for seabirds. By travelling along the Na Pali Coast, we are able to get a glimpse at the lives of these free flyers.  Read more>