Euodice cantans | African silverbill

Introduced

The first record of African silverbills in Hawaiʻi was in the 1970s. Like many of the small seed-eating birds, it can be most easily observed in dry areas and near water sources. They are only 4 ½ inches long with pale brown and light gray. Their bill is a blue-gray. Listen for them in small flocks “tinkling” like little bells.

Hotspots for African silverbill

Keālia Pond National Wildlife Refuge

Coastal Wetland

Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
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Kanahā Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary

Coastal Wetland

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SIDE TRIP: Wai‘ānapanpa State Park

Open Ocean

Waianapanapa State Park
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Waikamoi Preserve (The Nature Conservancy-PRIVATE)

Wet forest

TNC Waikamoi Preserve
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Keāhole Point

Open Ocean

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Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park

Coastal Wetland

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Honua‘ula Forest Reserve (Makāula -‘O‘oma section)

Wet forest

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Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Halapepe and ʻŌhiʻa Trails

Dry forestPasture and grasslands

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Waiki‘i (off Old Saddle Road)

Pasture and grasslands

Driving

Palila Forest Discovery Trail

Dry forest

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Pu‘u Huluhulu Trail

Dry forest

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Wailoa River State Park

Coastal Wetland

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Loko Waka Pond

Coastal Wetland

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