Chasiempis sclateri | Kauaʻi ʻelepaio | ʻelepaio

Kauai elepaio, Patrick Blake


Other Names: elepaio, Kauai elepaio

The Kauaʻi ‘elepaio is a small, adaptable monarch flycatcher endemic to the island of Kauaʻi. Adult males and females have a dark gray-brown crown and back with white underparts and a rusty wash on the upper breast. The bird’s name is derived from its primary song which is a shrill whistle given only by males.

Hotspots for Kauaʻi ʻelepaio

Pihea Trail

Wet forest

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