French: Zostérops de Lifu German: Lifubrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos sencillo
E. L. Layard
Lifou, Loyalty Islands
Lifou I, in C Loyalty Is.
15 cm; male 22·9–25·8 g, female 20–23·8 g. A large, plump, rather shy white-eye with slow, deliberate movements. Has eyering consisting of... read more
A low chatter, a chirp like that of a lost chick, and a less frequent low chuckling sound like that... read more
Primary forest and forest edge, where it prefers tall trees. May be found in low scrub at... read more
Food and feeding
Stomachs contained a variety of fruits and berries, including figs (Ficus), pineapple (Ananas comosus), papaya (... read more
Nov–Jan. Nest said to be like that of Z. lateralis but larger and thicker; clutch 2 eggs. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in New Caledonia EBA. Fairly numerous within its very small range.
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