Hawaiian Honeycreepers (Drepanididae)

Apapane (Himatione sanguinea) - HBW 15, p. 657

French: Picchion cramoisi German: Apapanekleidervogel Spanish: Apapane
Other common names: Akakani, Apakane

Taxonomy: Certhia sanguinea J. F. Gmelin, 1788, Sandwich Islands = Hawaii.
Long regarded as conspecific with extinct Laysan species H. fraithii, but treated by recent taxonomists as separate species on basis of a suite of potential isolating mechanisms and osteological differences. Monotypic.

Distribution: Main Hawaiian Is: Kauai, Oahu, Lanai, Molokai, Maui and Hawaii.