White-breasted White-eye

It is 10-12 cm long. The upperparts are green; darker and greyer in northern races. There is a narrow white ring around the eye and a thin black line between the bill and eye. The underparts vary from pale yellow to greyish-white depending on the race. The bird has various twittering and buzzing calls.

The White-breasted White-eye is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Sunbird, White-breasted White-eye, Cape and African Pied Crows, Fan-tailed Raven, Blue-eared Glossy Starling, Abyssinian Siskin, Stripe-breasted and Streaky Serins, Brown-rumped Seedeater, Beglafecht Weaver, Swainson’s Sparrow and Alpine Chat. In the afternoon, after we checked into the Helen Hotel and had lunch in Debre Birhan. Our main interest was the road leading to Debre Sina and the Tarma Ber gorge escarpment where we observed White-winged Cliffchat and Ankober Serin. The views of the gorge were quite spectacular and stimulated much photo taking. More

White-breasted White-eye and Long-billed White-eye of Norfolk Island. Consultants report to Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service. Rooke, I. (1986). Survey of the White-breasted White-eye and the Norfolk Island Boobook Owl on Norfolk Island, October - November 1985. RAOU Report No. 20. Schodde, R., Fullager, P. and Hermes, N. (1983). A Review of Norfolk Island Birds: Past and Present. Special Publication 8. Australian Parks and Wildlife Service. Smithers, C.N. and Disney, H.J. (1969). More

White-breasted White-eye or Norfolk White-eye is a passerine from the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Norfolk Island between New Caledonia and New Zealand and it is regarded as one of the rarest birds in the world. In 2000 the Australian government has considered the species extinct on Norfolk Island. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Zosteropidae
Genus : Zosterops
Species : abyssinicus
Authority : Guérin-Méneville, 1843