Sunday, May 31, 2009

The Moli

Moli is the Hawaiin name for the Laysan Albatross. There are over 1,000,000 of them here.

They can live up to 60 Years and mate for life

A Moli chick.

They stand about knee high, or around 2 feet. The Adults have a wingspan of over 6 feet.

The sub-adults in this video and are just practicing.

A full dance has 27 steps.

A step can be the sky point or beak clack for example.

Reproductive pairs perform all 27 steps in synchrony.


  1. I am so jealous! It looks like a great place to learn and experience! So cool for you! I love your blog-you know I'm very interested in nature and love viewing the pics etc!