E. Newton, 1867,
Bears closest resemblance to Z. olivaceus and Z. chloronothos, with which it shares similar wing-flicking action and staccato calls; DNA studies, however, suggest Z. maderaspatanus as closest relative. Birds on Mahé on average larger (longer wing and tarsus) than those on Conception, with a 28% genetic difference recorded. Monotypic.
Inner Is (Mahé and adjacent Conception), in NE Seychelles.
Introduced on Frégate I, North I and Cousine I.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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