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Biak White-eye - BirdForum Opus

Photo by mehdhalaouate
Biak, Papua, Indonesia, September 2004
Zosterops mysorensis


11·5 cm

  • Olive upperpart and head
  • Brownish-grey lores
  • White eye-ring


Endemic to Biak and Supiori islands off the coast of New Guinea, Indonesia.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Forests and forest edges and shrubby areas.



They appear to be mostly insectivorous.


  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. BirdLife International
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2015)

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