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Mascarene White-eye

Zosterops borbonicus


It has a length of 9.5 cm. Its plumage exhibits a colour morph which varies from gray to brown. The rump is coloured conspicuous white, the rest of the body is blue grey. The legs are nearly blackish. There is also a conspicuous ring of white feathers around the chestnut coloured eyes.


woodlands, forests, gardens


A small bird from my island I really like.

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1 Comment

windmustache 12 years ago

Great photo!

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Saint-Denis, La Réunion, Reunion

Spotted on Sep 20, 2011
Submitted on Sep 20, 2011

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