French: Amakihi d’Oahu German: Oahu-Amakihikleidervogel Spanish: Amakihi de Oahu
Oahu, in Hawaiian Is.
11 cm; 10·8–17 g. Small honeycreeper with short, downcurved bill. Male is yellow-olive above, including top of head down to bill; lores black, narrow sharply... read more
Call a mewing raspy or buzzy "schee", very similar to call of C. virens.... read more
Native forests; also forests dominated by introduced trees and shrubs, especially guava (... read more
Food and feeding
Dietary generalist, taking nectar, sap, fruit, and invertebrates. Forages in both outer canopy and understorey. Observed while feeding in... read more
Little studied; only three certain nests observed. Nest similar to that of C. virens, with outer body of grasses and twigs, inner... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Has tiny global range, restricted to parts of a single island. Originally occurred throughout... read more
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