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Solomons white eye

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Zosterops
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Family  Zosteropidae
Scientific name  Zosterops kulambangrae
Higher classification  Lesser white-eyes
Order  Passerine
Similar  Plain white‑eye, Yellow‑throated white‑eye, Small Lifou white‑eye, Fiji white‑eye, Rota white‑eye

The Solomons white-eye or New Georgia white-eye (Zosterops kulambangrae) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family. It is endemic to the New Georgia Islands in the Solomon Islands. It is also known as Zosterops rendovae but this name properly refers to the grey-throated white-eye.

The species is widespread in the New Georgia Group, occurring on Kolombangara, Vonavona, Kohinggo, New Georgia, Vangunu and Nggatokae. It regularly visits small islets

It is 12 cm long and mainly green above and olive-yellow below. It has a narrow white ring around the eye, blackish forehead and lores, a black bill and yellowish legs.

References

Solomons white-eye Wikipedia


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