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Oriental White-eye

Zosterops palpebrosus


This bird is small (about 8–9 cm long) with yellowish olive upper parts, a white eye ring, yellow throat and vent. The belly is whitish grey but may have yellow in some subspecies. The sexes look similar. The species is widespread and is part of a superspecies complex that includes Zosterops japonicus, Zosterops meyeni and possibly others. The taxonomy of the group is still unclear with some island populations being distinctive while some subspecies are not well supported.


The species is found in a wide range of habitats from scrub to moist forest. They sometimes occur on mangrove areas such as in the Karachi area and on islands they may lead a more insectivorous life

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S_Nem 12 years ago

Podrías traducir eso en Inglés?

rutasandinas 12 years ago

Galan alado muy bello

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Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Mar 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 11, 2012

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