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The (Loxops caeruleirostris) is a bird species in the family Fringillidae, where it is placed in the Hawaiian honeycreeper genus Loxops. It is endemic to the island of [[Kauai|Kaua]] where it is found in small numbers in higher elevations. Because of their similar size, shape, and unusual bill, the and the [[ʻAkepa|]] (Loxops coccineus) were for some time classified as a single species. This was eventually changed, because of differences in their color, nesting behavior, and calls.

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