Oahu Elepaio

Oahu Elepaio

Oahu Elepaio by Rob Butler
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
MONARCHIDAE
Order: 
PASSERIFORMES
Genus: 
Chasiempis
Species: 
ibidis
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
Stejneger, 1988
Synonyms: 
Chasiempis sandwichensis|Chasiempis sandwichensis|Chasiempis sandwichensis
Medium: 
pencil, ink and watercolour
I have visited Hawaii but have not seen this species but I created a sketch of what my note book might look like if I saw it in the wild. Maybe one day I can match this imaginary encounter with the real thing!