French: Nukupuu de Maui German: Maui-Sichelkleidervogel Spanish: Nukupuu de Maui
See remarks under H. hanapepe. Monotypic.
Maui, in Hawaiian Is. Possibly extinct#R.
14 cm; 23 g. Medium-sized honeycreeper (but smaller than congeners) having long, downcurved bill with lower mandible half length of upper ("heterobill"). Male is greyish-... read more
Call a whistled 2-note "keeewit". Song a short warble, apparently similar to that of H. wilsoni... read more
Wet ohia forest and mesic ohia-koa (Metrosideros polymorpha-Acacia koa) forest... read more
Food and feeding
Insectivorous; one bird reported taking nectar of pukiawe (Styphelia tameiameiae). Often accompanies heavier-billed ... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (POSSIBLY EXTINCT). Probably extinct. Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Probably occurred throughout the island before... read more
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