‘Akepa
One of the smallest Hawaiian forest
birds....collected by Capt. James Cook.
Loxops coccineus
(L 4-5" WS 21" Wt 0.35 oz)
IUCN WATCH
LIST STATUS IS
ENDANGERED
Extinct on O’ahu and proba-
bly extinct on Maui.
  - appear threatened by
avian malaria and avian pox.
  - could become extinct if
Hawaii continues to warm.
Hakalau Forest NWR
The “Big” Island
22Feb2014
Color is variable.