Drepanis is a genus of Hawaiian honeycreeper in the Carduelinae subfamily of the Fringillidae family.

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ʻIʻiwi, Drepanis coccinea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Subfamily: Carduelinae
Genus: Drepanis
Temminck, 1820

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The birds are endemic to Hawaii.


It contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
  Drepanis coccinea ʻIʻiwi Hawaiʻi, Maui, and Kauaʻi, with smaller populations on Molokaʻi
  Drepanis pacifica Hawaiʻi mamo Hawaii
  Drepanis funerea Black mamo Molokai

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