Drepanididae

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Passeri (Oscines) Family Drepanidinae

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Small to medium, compact, finch-like, often brilliantly and variously colored birds with a wide variation of bill shapes and sizes

Size

Number of genera, species

21 genera; 51 species, including 13 subfossil and 15 extinct historically

Habitat

Forest

Conservation status

Critically Endangered: 6 species; Endangered: 5 species; Vulnerable: 7 species; Near Threatened: 5 species

Distribution

Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands

Distribution

Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands

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