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Hybrid honeycreepers

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Old Tuesday 13th September 2011, 00:48   #1
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Hybrid honeycreepers

Someone on the hawaiibirding yahoo group recently posted a link to a news blurb claiming the first documented 'apapane-i'iwi hybrid. Mention of the hybrid in the original article mysteriously (suspiciously?) disappeared, but I found a copy here:
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Well that's interesting. They're all descended from a common ancestor. Perhaps some hybridization can occur?
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