Giant Grosbeak

Giant Grosbeak

name = King Kong Grosbeak
status = EX
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Passeriformes
familia = Drepanididae
genus = "Chloridops"
species = "C. regiskongi"
binomial = "Chloridops regiskongi"

The Giant Grosbeak (Chloridops regiskongi) is the largest of the three Hawaiian Grosbeaks to have existed. It is only known from fossils, and consequently virtually nothing is known about its behavior. It was eleven inches long and was one of the largest Hawaiian honeycreepers.Fact|date=July 2008 It was probably just a larger form of the Kona Grosbeak.Fact|date=July 2008

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