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Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes >> Family Fringillidae >> Genus Hemignathus

Akiapolaau (Unique ID: 7510)
Akiapolaau
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Species: Akiapolaau (Hemignathus wilsoni)
Location: Puʻu ʻŌʻō Trail, Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States
Age: adult     Plumage: basic/year-round     Activity: perching/standing
Sex: male     Visibility: full body     Quantity: single
Special Traits: endemic
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: October 11, 2013
Equipment: Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon 500mm f/4L IS     Megapixels: 5.0

Notes: Critically endangered honeycreeper that has evolved to fill a niche similar to woodpeckers.


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