French: Alauahio de Maui German: Mauiastläufer Spanish: Alauahio de Maui
Other common names:
S. B. Wilson
E Maui, in Hawaiian Is; formerly also on Lanai.
11 cm; male 11·4–16·4 g, female 8·9–15·4 g. A parulid-like passerine with a short, straight bill. Male is bright golden-yellow on head... read more
Call a loud "cheek" or "chit"; alarm note with more whistled quality. Juvenile... read more
Dense ohia-koa (Metrosideros polymorpha-Acacia koa) rainforest with well-... read more
Food and feeding
Eats mainly arthropods; small amount of nectar taken from ohia, ohelo, mamane and Cyrtandra. Arthropods mostly gleaned from leaves... read more
Season Mar–Aug. Monogamous, in permanent pairs. Second-year offspring serve as helpers at nest; in prime rainforest habitat most... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Population estimated c. 35,000 individuals in 1980, early 1990s and 1997; relatively stable,... read more
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