French: Zostérops à poitrine blanche German: Norfolkbrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos pechiblanco
Other common names:
Murrumbidgee River; error = Norfolk Island
Norfolk I, E of Australia.
13–14 cm. Has lores and area below and behind white eyering blackish, eyering interrupted at front by the black of lores; cheek greenish or greyish, forehead, crown,... read more
Little known. Song said to be more musical than those of congeners on island (Z. lateralis... read more
Forest; found in remnants of tall rainforest, usually undisturbed, occasionally in disturbed areas. read more
Food and feeding
Small caterpillars or grubs; also fruit. Fruits include e.g. wild olive (Olea africana), these roundish and 6 mm in diameter, and... read more
Oct–Dec. Cup-shaped nest made from moss, grass and fibrous roots, lined with hair, suspended in fork of twig. Clutch 2 eggs, pale... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Norfolk Island EBA. CITES I. Described as "very plentiful in the vicinity of dwellings" in 1908. Now... read more
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