honeycreeper


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honeycreeper:

see warblerwarbler,
name applied in the New World to members of the wood warbler family (Parulidae) and in the Old World to a large family (Sylviidae) of small, drab, active songsters, including the hedge sparrow, the kinglet, and the tailorbird of SE Asia, Orthotomus sutorius,
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Caption: Above: The Hawaiian Islands have developed unique wet and dry tropical forest ecosystems, resulting in an incredible amount of biodiversity; below: The scarlet honeycreeper Ci'iwi) uses its long decurved bill to feed on nectar
There are myriad 'i'iwi, a long-billed red honeycreeper whose cry (ee-ee-we) sounds like a rusty gate, and I hear the whistling song of another endemic, the 'elepaio, which is everywhere as I train my binoculars on--wait, is that the smallest of the endemic honeycreepers, the 'anianiau?
The researchers looked at the evolution of the Hawaiian honeycreepers after the formation of Kauai-Niihau, Oahu, Maui-Nui and Hawaii and found that each island that forms represents a blank slate for evolution, so as one honeycreeper species moves from one island to a new island, those birds encounter new habitat and ecological niches that may force them to adapt and branch off into distinct species.
the bird (Loxioides bailleui), a member of the Hawaiian honeycreeper family, also has legal status and wings its way into federal court as a plaintiff in its own right.
She's also a photographer; you can see some of her work at honeycreeper.
1976: Threshold model of feeding territoriality and test with a Hawaiian honeycreeper.
230) Along these lines, the Ninth Circuit has stated that the palila, a member of the endangered honeycreeper family, has the legal capacity to "wing[] its way into federal court as a plaintiff in its own right.
One example is the po'ouli (Melamprosops phaeosoma), a Hawaiian honeycreeper.
Regent honeycreeper - hard-to-spot speckled bird, the size of a thrush.
Already, 21 species have been lost, according to BirdLife, from the Hawaiian honeycreeper Poo-uli to Brazil's Spixs Macaw.
For example, Burdick lists the Akohekohe, a Hawaiian honeycreeper, as extinct.
Last year, the park was host to the first North American sighting of a red-legged honeycreeper, a dazzling blue nectar-eating bird from tropical America.