Akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi)

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General Information

The Akikiki is a small Hawaiian honeycreeper. It is dark gray to olive on its head, back, sides, and flanks, and white on its throat, breast, belly, and under tail-coverts. Their legs, feet, nails, and bill are dull pink, with the bill being short and slightly down-curved. The tail is short and square. Adult sexes are indistinguishable by plumage. Juveniles are similar to adults but have a patch of white surrounding each eye resembling spectacles.

References cited in Species Profile