Javan White-eye

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Author: FatihPR

The Javan White-eye is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Javan White-eye (Zosterops flavus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Malaysia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Zosterops flavus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007. More

Javan White-eye has been seen in the area. Birds For the scientific names see the List of species of Java and Bali Grey Teal: a few in small ponds. Savanna Nightjar: common in the open areas. Island Collared-Dove: common. Oriental Darter: fairly common. Little Black Cormorant: common. Glossy Ibis: common. Black-headed Ibis: common. Milky Stork: a few. Lesser Adjutant: a few. Black-winged Starling: a few near the tower bu the guardpost. More

Javan White-eye © James Eaton White-capped Munia © James Eaton With Martin arriving a day ahead of the group we headed east of Jakarta to a rarely visited area along the north Java coast which was one of the last known refuges of the presumed extinct Javan Lapwing. Though we were out of luck with the lapwing the open rice-fields were full of another increasingly rare species, White-capped Munia along with the declining Javan Munia. More

Javan White-eye is a highly localised Javan endemic decreasing as coastal mangroves get turned into shrimp ponds. The new species has been named Vanikoro White-eye Zosterops gibbsi. The formal description was published in Ibis by Dr Guy Dutson of Birds Australia (BirdLife in Australia), who led a recent expedition to the island of Vanikoro to gather evidence about the bird. Its scientific name gibbsi is in honour of the first person to see the species – David Gibbs. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Zosteropidae
Genus : Zosterops
Species : flavus
Authority : (Horsfield, 1821)