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Ciridops (ciridopses)

Wikipedia Abstract

Ciridops is an extinct genus of Hawaiian honeycreeper species that occurred in prehistoric and historic times on the Hawaiian islands of Hawaii, Molokai, Kauai and Oahu. This genus was created in 1892 by Alfred Newton in an article published by the journal Nature on the basis of the ʻula-ʻai-hawane, which was named Fringilla anna by Sanford B. Dole in 1879.The bill of these birds was strong. The culmen was arched, and the maxilla overlapped the mandible at the base.
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Species

Ciridops anna (Ula-ai-hawane)

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