Akekee

Loxops caeruleirostris

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Fringilline & Cardueline Finches (Fringillidae)

Code 4

AKEK

Code 6

LOXCAE

ITIS

HEAD

Akekee Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Masked
  • Crown Color: Yellow-green
  • Forehead Color: Yellow
  • Nape Color: Olive
  • Throat Color: Yellow
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Akekee Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-11 cm (4-4.5 in)
  • Weight: 11 g (0.38 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Olive
  • Adult Colors: Olive green with yellow on crown, cheeks and throat, olive-yellow underparts, black edging to feathers in wings and tail, and small black mask.
  • Juvenile Colors: Unknown
  • Underparts: Yellow
  • Upperparts: Olive
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid
Akekee Flight Illustration

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Direct, undulating flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 8-10 cm (3-4 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Olive
  • Under Tail: Yellow
  • Leg Color: Black
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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