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

Akohekohe (Unique ID: 9922)
Akohekohe
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Species: Akohekohe (Palmeria dolei)
Location: Waikamoi Preserve, Maui 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: February 28, 2016
Equipment: Canon EOS 7D Mark II and Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II     Megapixels: 7.0

Notes: Critically endangered, the Akohekohe (or Crested Honeycreeper) is only found in a small patch of high-elevation forest on the island of Maui.


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