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Mbulu White-eye - BirdForum Opus

Zosterops mbuluensis


11–12 cm (4¼-4¾ in)

  • Yellow forehead
  • Yellowish-green crown
  • Green upperparts
  • Blackish-brown flight feather and primary-coverts


Africa: found in South East Kenya (Chyulu Mountains) and northern Tanzania (North Pare Mountains)


This species was previously included in the Broad-ringed White-eye complex.

This is a monotypic species[1].


Highland forests and forest edges.


There is no information about diet or breeding available.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. del Hoyo, J., N. Collar, and G. M. Kirwan (2020). Mbulu White-eye (Zosterops mbuluensis), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.brrwhe9.01

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