French: Po-o-uli masqué German: Weißwangen-Kleidervogel Spanish: Poo-uli
Casey and Jacobi
Upper Hanawi watershed, in E Maui, in Hawaiian Is. Last individual seen in 2004; possibly extinct#R.
14 cm; 25·5 g. A dumpy, short-tailed passerine with thick, elongated, slightly downcurved bill. Plumage is brown above, pale brown to off-white below; sharply defined... read more
Call a sharp "chit-chit-chit", sometimes in quicker bursts, "chit-chit-chu-chit", when alarmed;... read more
Understorey of dense montane ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha) rainforest between 1400 m and... read more
Food and feeding
Snails (Gastropoda), insects, spiders (Araneae); rarely, small fruits (Cheirodendron trigynum). Foraging sites twigs (51% of... read more
Two nests found in Mar and Apr. Courting male, while singing vigorously, circles female in canopy of nest tree or adjacent trees; courtship... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (POSSIBLY EXTINCT). Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Not discovered until 1973, when population estimated to number... read more
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