About the Akekee
Also known as: ‘Akeke‘e, Kauai Akepa, Ou-holowai

The Akekee is a species of Hawaiian finch. This honeycreeper is endemic to the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i. The name is also spelled ‘Akeke‘e.

These pretty little green-yellow birds have a black mask around the eye. This feature is more prominent in male birds. They grey bill has a bluish tint.

The Akekee is a type of Hawaiian honeycreeper finch, and has a specialized bill for feeding on insects it finds inside buds. Akekees also feed on tree nectar.

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