Japanese white-eye in a silk oak

A Japanese white-eye gather nectar from the flowers of a silk oak
A Japanese white-eye perches in a silk oak
The brilliant orange flowers of silk oak trees not only catch the eye, but are rich with nectar, making them a favorite of birds such as Japanese white-eyes. There were several flitting through this particular tree.

For more information about silk oaks, go to wildlifeofhawaii.com/flowers/1368/grevillea-robusta-silk-oak/.