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Zosterops melanurus




Two subspecies are recognized[1]:

  • Z. m. buxtoni
    • Western Java; a population on Sumatra also has been assigned to buxtoni, but the identification of Sumatran birds as buxtoni has been questioned
  • Z. m. melanurus
    • Mountains of central and eastern Java and Bali





  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. Birdforum thread which from about post 80 discusses the taxonomic changes leading to redefining the former Oriental White-eye

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