Use your eyes and ears in these observation challenges from the Arboretum!
How sharp are your ears? Listen to some bird calls from our garden and try to count how many different kinds of birds you can hear! Can you hear some of the birds having a “conversation?”
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Spot the kolea
Can you see the kolea hiding in plain sight?
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Click here for the “answer key” for spot the kolea.
Spot the parrots
Can you spot the birds hiding in this tree? The birds you’re looking for are ring-necked parakeets, which have become invasive here in Mānoa.
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Spot the toad
Can you see the toad hiding out in this photo?
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Spot the gecko
Can you see the gecko hiding on the bromeliad below?
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Spot the frog
Can you see the tiny frog sitting in this patch of moss?
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Spot the frog 2
This time, look for the frog hiding in the rocks
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Spot the chickens
There are four chickens in this photo. Can you find them all?
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Spot the Frog 3
We love looking for frogs at the Arboretum. Look for the frog in this picture!
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