Family Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)

Vulnerable

Kauai Elepaio (Chasiempis sclateri)


Taxonomy

French: Monarque de Kauai German: Kauaimonarch Spanish: Elepaio de Kauai
Taxonomy:

Chasiempis sclateri

Ridgway

, 1882,

Kauai

.

Recently shown to be vocally and genetically distinctive#R#R in addition to exhibiting strong morphological differences from C. sandwichensis (with C. ibidis), with which it has commonly been lumped. Monotypic.

Distribution:

Kauai, in W Hawaiian Is.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2017). Kauai Elepaio (Chasiempis sclateri). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/1343826 on 26 September 2017).