French: Alauahio d’Oahu German: Oahuastläufer Spanish: Alauahio de Oahu
Oahu, in Hawaiian Is. Last confirmed record in 1968; possibly extinct#R.
11 cm. A small parulid-like passerine with short, straight bill. Male is yellow-green above, yellow below; forehead and supercilium yellow, lores black, postocular stripe... read more
Loud "chirk" or "chip", similar to calls of P. montana. Song apparently unknown.
Mesic to wet forests with dense undergrowth, including non-indigenous kukui (Aleurites... read more
Food and feeding
Not well documented. Diet includes insects, gleaned from surface or from beneath bark, and sap, taken from fluxes. Forages higher in canopy... read more
Little known. Season Jan–Jun. Two nests described; an open cup of twigs, lichens and moss, bound with spider silk and egg cases,... read more
Apparently sedentary, except for wandering by post-breeding flocks.
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (POSSIBLY EXTINCT). Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Formerly widespread, and common in late 1890s, but by 1900... read more
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