French: Solitaire puaïohi German: Palmerklarino Spanish: Solitario puaiohi
Halemanu, Kauai, Hawaiian Archipelago
Kauai, in Hawaiian Is, where recent records are all from the Alaka’i Wilderness Preserve.
16·5–18 cm; 37–43 g. Plumage is slaty brown above, side of head paler, with white-stippled lores and ear-coverts, whitish eyering, whitish to buff-white on... read more
Song, apparently by male only, throughout day in breeding season, mostly in twilight, initially... read more
Inaccessible ravines in high-elevation ohia (Metrosideros) forest, favouring streambanks... read more
Food and feeding
Fleshy native fruits and also invertebrates, particularly insects and snails. Fruits favoured include olapa (Cheirodendron trigynum... read more
Early Mar to early Sept, 60% of eggs laid Apr–May; up to four broods (and up to five breeding attempts) per year. Monogamous; some... read more
Sedentary. Two individuals each moved less than 150 m from natal site, and established breeding... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Central Hawaiian Islands EBA. Not very common in 1890s, when M. myadestinus (now extinct) was 100 times... read more
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