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Zosteropidae

Mount Cameroon speirops

Speirops melanocephalus Photo by Morten Venaas (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Mount Cameroon speirops (en); olho-branco-dos-Camarões (pt); zostérops du Cameroun (fr); anteojitos del Camerún (es); Kamerunbrillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is endemic to the slopes of Mount Cameroon, in south-western Cameroon.Size:These birds are 13 cm long and weigh 9-12,5 g.Habitat:The Mount Cameroon speirops in mostly found […]

Black-capped white-eye

Zosterops atricapilla Photo by Lip Kee Yap (Wikipedia) Common name:black-capped white-eye (en); olho-branco-de-barrete-preto (pt); zostérops à calotte noire (fr); anteojitos capirotado (es); schwarzstirn-brillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Zosteropidae Range:This species is found along the mountains of western Sumatra and in central and north-eastern Borneo, both in Indonesia and Malaysia.Size:These birds are 9,5-10 cm long and weigh 8,5-11 […]

Thick-billed white-eye

Heleia crassirostris Photo by Oleg Chernyshov (Flickr) Common name:thick-billed white-eye (en); olho-branco-de-bico-grosso (pt); zostérops à bec fort (fr); anteojitos picogordo (es); nacktaugen-brillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is endemic to Indonesia, only being found in the islands of Flores and Sumbawa.Size:These birds are 13-13,5 cm long.Habitat:The thick-billed white-eye is mostly found in lowland rainforests, but also […]

Pygmy white-eye

Oculocincta squamifrons Photo by Yeo Siew Teck (Oriental Bird Images) Common name:pygmy white-eye (en); olho-branco-anão (pt); zostérops pygmée (fr); anteojitos pigmeo (es); zwergbrillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasserformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of Borneo, being found in the central and northern parts of the islands, both in Indonesia and in Malaysia.Size:These birds are 10 cm […]

Australian yellow white-eye

Zosterops luteus Photo by Deane Lewis (Australian Nature Photography) Common name:Australian yellow white-eye (en); olho-branco-de-ventre-amarelo (pt); zostérops à ventre jaune (fr); anteojitos australiano (es); mangrovebrillenvogel (de) Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Zosteropidae Range:This species is found along the northern coast of Australia, from Shark Bay in north-western Western Australia to Townsville in north-eastern Queensland.Size:These birds are 9,5-12 cm […]

Seychelles white-eye

Zosterops modestus Photo by Johann Mols (National Geographic) Common name:Seychelles white-eye (en); olho-branco-das-Seychelles (pt); zostérops des Seychelles (fr); anteojitos de Seychelles (es); Mahé-brillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is endemic to Mahé, in the Seychelles archipelago, only being found in a few small patches in the centre and north of the island and in the offshore […]

Rota bridled white-eye

Zosterops rotensis Photo by Lainie Berry (Rota Avian Behavioral Ecology Program) Common name Rota bridled white-eye (en); olho-branco-de-Rota (pt); zostérops de Rota (fr); anteojitos de la Rota (es); rotabrillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of Rota in the Northern Mariana Islands, where it is mostly restricted to the Sabana plateau.Size:These birds […]

Mauritius olive white-eye

Zosterops chloronothos Photo by Mike Pope (World Birds) Common name:Mauritius olive white-eye (en); olho-branco-da-ilha-Maurícia (pt); zostérops de Maurice (fr); anteojitos de Mauricio (es); Mauritius-brillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is endemic to the island of Mauritius, presently being confined to the a small area on the south-west of the Black River Gorges National Park. Size:These birds […]

Oriental white-eye

Zosterops palpebrosus Photo by Rajiv Lather (Birding in India and South Asia) Common name:oriental white-eye (en); olho-branco-oriental (pt); zostérops oriental (fr); anteojitos oriental (es); Ganges-brillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is found in southern Asia, from Pakistan and India to southern China and south to southern Indonesia.Size:These birds are 8-11 cm long and weigh 8-10 g. […]

Japanese white-eye

Zosterops japonicus (Photo from Wikipedia) Common name:Japanese white-eye (en); olho-branco-do-Japão (pt); zostérops du Japon (fr); anteojitos japonés (es); Japanbrillenvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily ZosteropidaeRange:This species is found breeding in Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Vietnam and Laos. Some populations migrate south to winter in Myanmar and Thailand. The Japanese white-eye has been introduced to Hawaii.Size:These birds are 10-12 cm long […]