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Mbulu White-eye

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Zosterops mbuluensis


[edit] Identification

11–12 cm (4¼-4¾ in)

  • Yellow forehead
  • Yellowish-green crown
  • Green upperparts
  • Blackish-brown flight feather and primary-coverts

[edit] Distribution

Africa: found in South East Kenya (Chyulu Mountains) and northern Tanzania (North Pare Mountains)

[edit] Taxonomy

This species was previously included in the Broad-ringed White-eye complex.

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Highland forests and forest edges.

[edit] Behaviour

There is no information about diet or breeding available.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from
  2. del Hoyo, J., N. Collar, and G. M. Kirwan (2020). Mbulu White-eye (Zosterops mbuluensis), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.

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