Hawaiian Honeycreepers (Drepanididae)

Poo-uli (Melamprosops phaeosoma) - HBW 15, p. 649

French: Po-o-uli masqué German: Weißwangen-Kleidervogel Spanish: Poo-uli
Other common names: Black-faced Honeycreeper

Taxonomy: Melamprosops phaeosoma Casey and Jacobi, 1974, Maui.
Affiliation uncertain and has been questioned. Membership of honeycreeper clade supported by DNA analysis; apparently a basal offshoot of main evolutionary line. Monotypic.

Distribution: Upper Hanawi watershed, in E Maui, in Hawaiian Is.

  • Critically Endangered
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