Family Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)

Endangered

Oahu Elepaio (Chasiempis ibidis)


Taxonomy

French: Monarque d’Oahu German: Oahumonarch Spanish: Elepaio de Oahu
Taxonomy:

Chasiempis ibidis

Stejneger

, 1887,

no locality = Oahu

.

Recently shown to be vocally and genetically distinctive#R#R in addition to exhibiting strong morphological differences from C. sandwichensis (with C. sclateri), with which it has commonly been lumped. Species name sometimes listed as gayi, but ibidis has priority. Monotypic.

Distribution:

Oahu, in WC Hawaiian Is.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2017). Oahu Elepaio (Chasiempis ibidis). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/1343827 on 24 November 2017).