Alternative names: Ambon Yellow White-eye; Amboina White-eye; Kühn's White-eye
- Zosterops kuehni
- Olive-green top of head and upperparts, forecrown more dusky
- Dull black lores and distinctive streak under eye
- White eyering broken at front by blackish loral line
- Blackish-brown flight-feathers and tail feathers, broadly margined with olive-green
- Yellow chin, throat and undertail-coverts
- Greyish-white rest of underparts
- Bill black above, greyish below
Sexes similar, juveniles undescribed.
Ambon and Seram Islands, Indonesia.
A restricted-range species. Moderately common on Ambon, only known from one specimen on Seram.
This is a monotypic species.
Moist lowland forests, moist shrubland, and rural gardens.
Occurs from sea-level up to 500m.
No information about diet.
Usually seen in pairs or small groups. A fairly active bird with rather delicate movements.
No information about breeding or movements.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2008. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 13: Penduline-tits to Shrikes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553453
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Ambon White-eye. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Ambon_White-eye
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