Alternative names: Grey White-eye; Mascarene Grey White-eye
- Zosterops borbonicus
9.5 cm. White rump, the rest of the body is blue grey. The legs are nearly blackish. There is also a conspicious ring of white feathers around the chestnut coloured eyes.
Woodlands, forests, and gardens.
Its diet includes insects, fruits and nectar.
2-4 pale blue eggs are laid in a cup-shaped nest which is padded with plant material.
- 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/
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Reunion Grey White-eye. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 28 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Reunion_Grey_White-eye