Family Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)


Oahu Elepaio (Chasiempis ibidis)


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

Chasiempis ibidis


, 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.


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 on 24 November 2017).