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Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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Hakalau, Hawaii


JPG -- Picture and text about the 'Amakihi. 'Amakihi

The common 'amakihi is also a honeycreeper. It feeds mostly on insects but frequently takes nectar from flowers. The male is yellow with a black mask and a moderately long, black, curved bill. Female and young 'amakihi are olive green with a paler mask. This species commonly forages within mid to upper levels of the forest canopy.


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