French: Zostérops de Christmas German: Weißstirn-Brillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos de Christmas
Other common names:
Christmas Island White-eye
Christmas I (Indian Ocean).
11·7–13·5 cm; male 10·8 g, female 11·5 g. Has forehead and supraloral stripe whitish to yellowish, wide black on lores continuing to half-... read more
Series of loud notes believed to be song, described as “yerr yerr weet yerr yerr tyerr weet... read more
Found in all tree and shrub habitat types on the island; perhaps most often in open country and... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, seeds and nectar, some insects. Fruits include ripe bananas (Musa), mangoes (Mangifera), sour-sops (Annona... read more
Breeds in almost all months, peak from beginning Sept to end Jan or slightly later. Nest a neat and compact cup 5·5 cm wide and 2... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Christmas Island EBA. Formerly considered Near-threatened, or even not... read more
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