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Solomons white-eye

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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.[2][3]

The species is widespread in the New Georgia Group, occurring on Kolombangara, Vonavona, Kohinggo, New Georgia, Vangunu and Nggatokae. It regularly visits small islets[4]

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.[5]

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Zosterops kulambangrae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.old-form url
  2. ^ Internet Bird Collection. "Solomon White-eye (Zosterops kulambangrae)". Retrieved 9 January 2010.
  3. ^ Mees, G. F. (1955). "The name of the white-eye from Rendova Island (Solomon Islands)". Zoologische Mededelingen. 33 (28): 99–100.
  4. ^ Mayr, Ernst & Jared M. Diamond (2001). The Birds of Northern Melanesia: Speciation, Ecology and Biogeography. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-514170-2.
  5. ^ Doughty, Chris; Nicolas Day & Andrew Plant (1999). Birds of the Solomons, Vanuatu & New Caledonia. London: Christopher Helm.
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Solomons white-eye: Brief Summary

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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.

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