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Javan white-eye

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The Javan white-eye (Zosterops flavus) is a bird species in the family Zosteropidae that occurs in Java and Borneo. It is threatened by trapping for wildlife trade and has been assessed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List in 2016, as the wild population declined significantly.[1]

In West Java, it has been recorded in Pulau Dua, Muara Gembong and Tanjung Sedari between 1984 and 1985. Its natural habitat includes tropical moist lowland and mangrove forests[2] and shrubland.[1]

In August 2015, it was sighted in four urban parks of Malang in East Java.[3] Between July 2015 and August 2016, it was also recorded as one of 15 songbird species traded in high volume and with high prices during surveys in wildlife markets in Kalimantan. Shop owners admitted that demand for and value of Javan white-eye has increased.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c BirdLife International (2019). "Zosterops flavus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2019: e.T22714082A156951522. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T22714082A156951522.en.
  2. ^ Allport, G.; Milton, R. (1988). "A note on the recent sighting of Zosterops flava Javan White-eye". Kukila. 3: 142–149.
  3. ^ Ahmad, M., Al Muzakki, F. and Abrori, R. (2016). "Study on Bird Diversity in Four City Parks of Malang City, East Java, Indonesia" (PDF). In Sari, S. G.; Lestia, A. S.; Sasmita, R. (eds.). Proceedings of International Conference on Natural Mathematical and Environmental Sciences for Sustainable Development. Banjarbaru: Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. pp. 22–29.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Rentschlar, K. A., Miller, A. E., Lauck, K. S., Rodiansyah, M., Bobby, Muflihati, & Kartikawati (2018). "A Silent Morning: The Songbird Trade in Kalimantan, Indonesia". Tropical Conservation Science. 11: 1940082917753909. doi:10.1177/1940082917753909.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)

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Javan white-eye: Brief Summary

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The Javan white-eye (Zosterops flavus) is a bird species in the family Zosteropidae that occurs in Java and Borneo. It is threatened by trapping for wildlife trade and has been assessed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List in 2016, as the wild population declined significantly.

In West Java, it has been recorded in Pulau Dua, Muara Gembong and Tanjung Sedari between 1984 and 1985. Its natural habitat includes tropical moist lowland and mangrove forests and shrubland.

In August 2015, it was sighted in four urban parks of Malang in East Java. Between July 2015 and August 2016, it was also recorded as one of 15 songbird species traded in high volume and with high prices during surveys in wildlife markets in Kalimantan. Shop owners admitted that demand for and value of Javan white-eye has increased.

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