French: Zostérops javanais German: Javabrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos de Java
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Subspecies and Distribution
H. j. frontalis
(Reichenbach, 1852) – extreme W Java (Mt Karang, Mt Salak, Mt Gede Pangrango).
H. j. javanica
(Horsfield, 1821) – Java except extreme W and extreme E.
H. j. elongata
(Stresemann, 1913) – extreme E part of Java (Mt Ijen) and Bali.
13 cm. Nominate race has forehead, lores and supercilium creamy white, white eyering narrow below eye and slightly wider above; crown, side of head and nape dark olive-grey,... read more
Song composed of melodious whistles and call notes. Loud, high, long-drawn cheeping, rather throaty... read more
Forest, dense secondary growth, neglected tea plantations, farmland, in mountains above 900 m; most... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and nectar; also beetles (Coleoptera) and caterpillars. Fruits taken from the trees Myrica javanica, Eurya acuminata... read more
Jan and Mar–Dec. Nest a rather solidly built spherical cup 6–9 cm in diameter, 4–14 cm high and 2·5–4... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Common on mountains throughout Java. Very common above 1000 m on Bali. Occurs in... read more
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