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Caroline Islands White-eye - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Mark Harper
Weno, Micronesia, 9 April 2024

Alternative names: Carolines White-eye; Citrine White-eye

Zosterops semperi



Pacific Islands: found on Micronesia and Palau.


Has been considered conspecific in the past with Bridled White-eye and Plain White-eye.


There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • Z. s. semperi on Palau Islands (Babelthuap, Koror, Garakayo and Palau)
  • Z. s. owstoni on Truk (Caroline Islands)
  • Z. s. takasukasai on Pohnpei (Caroline Islands)




  1. Clements, J. F., P. C. Rasmussen, T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, A. Spencer, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2023. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2023. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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