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Banded White-eye - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Belted White-eye

Zosterops vellalavella


11·5 cm

  • Yellowish-olive upperparts
  • White eye-ring (broken at front by dusky spot)
  • Blackish-brown Remiges and Rectrices
  • Dusky loral line


Australasia: found in the Solomon Islands (Vella Lavella and Bagga)


This is a monotypic species[1].


Primary forest, forest edges, scrub and coconut plantations.


There is no information available about diet or movements.


It is presumed they nest in October.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)
  3. Wikipedia

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