Akiapolaau (Hemignathus wilsoni) - HBW 15, p. 657
French: Hémignathe akiapolaau
Other common names: Hawaii Nukupuu
Taxonomy: Heterorhynchus wilsoni Rothschild, 1893, Hawaii.
Genus sometimes listed as Heterorhynchus, but this name is an objective synonym of current genus name; unclear which name published earlier, and current genus name was adopted using Principle of First Reviser. Some authors expand genus to include Chlorodrepanis, in which case current species name becomes invalid for this taxon, because preoccupied; present species then adopts name H. munroi. Monotypic.
Distribution: Hawaii I, in E Hawaiian Is.
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Single, high-pitched note given by a bird in a tree. Locality Pu'u O'o Trail, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
Josep del Hoyo 27 March 2013 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3.5
High-pitched calls given by a bird while foraging. Locality Upper Maulua Unit, Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
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