Chicken Breeds Big Birds Chicken-like-Marsh Duck-like
Gull-like Hawk-like Hummingbird-like Long-legged-like
Owl-like Perching-like Pigeon-like Sandpiper-like
Swallow-like Tree-clinging-like Upland-ground-like Upright-perching Water-like
Hawaii Elepaio

Hawaii Elepaio - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები

Hawaii Elepaio

Overview

Hawaii Elepaio: Small monarch flycatcher. Crown and back are brown, may have white or rufous forehead and eyebrow. Black throat may show some white. Underparts are white with a brown-streaked breast. Wingbars and rump are white, brown tail may have white-tip. Black bill, dark gray legs and feet.

Range and Habitat

Hawaii Elepaio: Found on Hawaii in most forested areas above 2000'. More common in wet and mesic forests. Three subspecies are found on the big island, C. s. sandwichensis in mesic forest, C.s. ridgwayi in rainforest, and C. s. bryani in mamane-naio dry forest on the west slope of Mauna Kea.

INTERESTING FACTS

The Elepaio was named by the ancient Hawaiians after the sound of its song.
It is the first native bird to sing in the morning. Its song was thought to warn night spirits that dawn was approaching and their work must end.
It is considered the guardian spirit of canoe makers, who noticed that koa trees frequented by these birds often harbored large insect populations that would make them unsuited for use as a canoe.
A group of flycatchers has many collective nouns, including an "outfield", "swatting", "zapper", and "zipper" of flycatchers.

Yellow-headed Blackbird - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები Boreal Chickadee - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები White-winged Crossbill - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები
Gray-cheeked Thrush - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები Crissal Thrasher - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები Yellow-chevroned Parakeet - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები
Lanceolated Warbler - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები Bahama Mockingbird - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები Lesser Goldfinch - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები
Gray Flycatcher - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები Evening Grosbeak - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები Townsend's Solitaire - Bird Species | Frinvelis jishebi | ფრინველის ჯიშები

Copyright © 2012