Bishop's 'o'o

It was discovered in 1892 by Henry C. Palmer, a bird collector for Lord Rothschild. Its length was about 29 centimetres. The tail had reached a length of 10 centimetres. The plumage was general glossy black with yellow feather tufts on the maxillaries, beneath the wings and the undertail coverts. Their songs were simple two notes, took-took, Which could be heard for miles.

The Bishop's 'o'o is classified as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Meliphagidae
Genus : Moho
Species : bishopi
Authority : (Rothschild, 1893)