French: Monarque d’Oahu German: Oahumonarch Spanish: Elepaio de Oahu
no locality = Oahu.
Oahu, in WC Hawaiian Is.
14–16 cm; male 12–16 g, female 11–14 g; male on average c. 10% larger than female. Like all elepaios, distinctive, with long graduated tail often held... read more
Male song a whistled phrase of two disyllabic notes “wi-whee..wi-whuw”, similar to that of C... read more
Found primarily in mesic mixed-species forest with tall canopy and well-developed understorey at... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, particularly insects and spiders (Araneae) of native and introduced species; forages on wide variety of plant species (... read more
Nestbuilding mostly in Feb and Mar; earliest nests usually found in Dec or Jan. On rare occasions nests built in Oct or Nov. Median... read more
Sedentary. Both sexes defend territory year-round.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Listed as ‘Endangered’ under the federal Endangered Species Act of the USA in 2000... read more
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