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Oreomystis bairdi (Kauai Creeper; Akikiki)

Wikipedia Abstract

The ʻakikiki (Oreomystis bairdi), also called the Kauaʻi creeper, is a critically endangered Hawaiian honeycreeper endemic to Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi.
View Wikipedia Record: Oreomystis bairdi

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Oreomystis bairdi

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.10713
EDGE Score: 4.73369


Adult Weight [1]  15 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  80 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  20 %
Forages - Understory [2]  40 %
Forages - Ground [2]  40 %


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Hawaii tropical moist forests United States Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alakai State Natural Reserve   Hawaii, United States    

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Alakai Plateau United States  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Polynesia-Micronesia Fiji, Micronesia, Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga, United States Yes




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1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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