French: Akikiki de Kauai German: Weißkehl-Kleidervogel Spanish: Akikiki de Kauai
Other common names: Kauai Creeper
Kauai, in Hawaiian Is.
13 cm; 11·5–17 g. A small grey-and-white passerine with relatively short tail and short, slightly downcurved bill. Plumage is olive-grey above, white below,... read more
Adult calls are variable, and often indistinguishable from those of syntopic Magumma parva... read more
Montane ohia and ohia-koa (Metrosideros polymorpha-Acacia koa) rainforest,... read more
Food and feeding
Eats mostly arthropods, including adult insects, caterpillars, spiders (Araneae) and centipedes (Chilopoda); takes nectar very rarely.... read more
Season Jan–Jul, peak Mar–Jun; may attempt second nest in season even if first successful. Female fed by male throughout nesting... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Has tiny global range, with estimated population in 2007 of c. 780–1840... read more
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