French: Zostérops de Vella Lavella German: Bänderbrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos de Vella Lavella
Other common names: Banded White-eye
E. J. O. Hartert, 1908,
Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands.
New Georgia Is (Vella Lavella and Mbava), in C Solomon Is.
11·5 cm. Plumage is yellowish-olive above, white eyering broken at front by dusky spot, dusky loral line continuing under eye; remiges and rectrices blackish-brown,... read more
Song, given strongly in early morning, slow series of c. 10 downslurred notes with irregular silent... read more
Primary forest, secondary growth, scrub, and forest edge, including coconut plantations with some... read more
Food and feeding
Nestling in Nov, and laying presumably in Oct. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Solomon Group EBA. The only white-eye on the two islands of its range,... read more
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