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Japanese white eye

Zosterops japonicus

Description:

juvenile nestling, de-nested

Habitat:

shoreline native and alien grasses scrub and small trees

Notes:

also known as the mejiro; spotted on trail at Nualolo Kai on Kauai

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2 Comments

Allen Hoof
Allen Hoof 9 years ago

Spotting was six years ago. Did not see nest from which it fell, or any adults nearby; there were few if any potential predators, e.g., cats or rats, in this remote area, so made no attempt at "rescue"; just left it alone; did not see it the next time I went along the trail later in the day; nature took its course, but I don't know what that course was

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 9 years ago

De nested-- Are the birds safe ??Have never been able to photograph one of these as they are normally so active...

Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2005
Submitted on Dec 7, 2011

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