• Welcome to BirdForum, the internet's largest birding community with thousands of members from all over the world. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it.

    Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

Javan Grey-throated White-eye - BirdForum Opus

Stub.png This article is incomplete.
This article is missing one or more sections. You can help the BirdForum Opus by expanding it.

Photo by James Eaton
Location: Gunung Gedo, Java

Alternative name: Grey-throated Ibon; Mees’s White-eye

Heleia javanica

Lophozosterops javanicus


13 cm; brown iris; beak, and leg black; head, chest, and throat grey; upper part olive green; belly pale yellow


Java and Bali


This is a polytypic species[1] consisting of 3 subspecies.


  • H. j. frontalis
  • Mountains of western Java (Mount Karang and Mount Pangrango-Gedeh)
  • H. j. javanica
  • Mountains of central and eastern Java
  • H. j. elongata
  • Mountains of extreme eastern Java (Idjen Plateau) and Bali




  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2023. IOC World Bird List (v 13.2). Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.13.2. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/

Recommended Citation

External Links

GSearch checked for 2020 platform.