French: Amakihi de Stejneger German: Kauai-Amakihikleidervogel Spanish: Amakihi de Kauai
S. B. Wilson
Kauai, in Hawaiian Is.
11 cm; 15–19·5 g. Small Hawaiian honeycreeper with medium-length sickle-shaped bill proportionately much larger than that of congeners. Male is olive-yellow,... read more
Typical call a loud "tseet", very similar to calls of Magumma parva, Loxops... read more
Mainly wet ohia forest, ohia-koa (Metrosideros polymorpha-Acacia koa) forest, and... read more
Food and feeding
Omnivorous, but more specialized than congeners. Takes invertebrates and plant foods in roughly equal amounts, mainly in forest understorey... read more
Season extended. Courting male flits up and down on branches below female. Nest built by female, with some help from male, nest body (... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Has tiny range, confined to part of single island. Once found throughout the island in suitable... read more
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