Distribution

Honeycreepers are found only on the Hawaiian Islands. As considered here, the Hawaiian Islands include the familiar

A Laysan finch (Psittirostra cantans) feeds on a seabird egg that it has broken open with its bill. (Photo by M.J. Rauzon/VIREO. Reproduced by permission.)

major islands, as well as a string of minor islets to the northwest of the main group, which includes Laysan Island, Nihoa Island, and the Pearl and Hermes Reef.

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