Kauai nukupuu (Hemignathus hanapepe)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The nukupu‘u (Maui nukupuu): (14 cm. Medium-sized honeycreeper with strongly downcurved "heterobill" in which mandible is half the length of maxilla. Kaua`i male golden-yellow on head and breast, shading to white on belly and undertail-coverts. Crown, nape, postocular line and posterior edge of ear-coverts slightly tinged greenish, yellowish-green upper-parts. Black lores, eye-ring, and bill. Kaua`i female greenish-grey above, mostly dull white below with yellow restricted to chin, upper throat, and supraloral patch. Maui male similar except greyer dorsally, darker on crown and nape, yellower on belly and undertail. Maui female similar but duller, more dark colouring on head producing prominent yellow superciliary.
- States/US Territories in which the Kauai nukupuu, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Hawaii
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- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|1967-03-11||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|2006-09-22||Revised Hawaiian Forest Birds Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final Revision 1|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|2006-09-28||71 FR 57004||Revised Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Forest Birds||
|2015-02-13||80 FR 8100 8103||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 133 Species in Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington||
|2016-02-12||81 FR 7571||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 76 Species in Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Idaho||
|2003-10-16||68 FR 59635 59636||Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Forest Birds||
|2010-08-27||Kauai and Mauai Nukupuu, 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation|
|2010-08-27||Oahu creeper (Paroreomyza maculata), 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation|
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