• 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.

Slender-billed White-eye - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Ken Doy
Norfolk Island, May 2016
Zosterops tenuirostris


13–15 cm (5-6 in)

  • White eye-ring broken by black lores


Norfolk Island.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Moist lowland forests, tall secondary growth and forest fragments.



Their diet consists of invertebrates and also fruit, such as lemons, loquat and guavas.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2016)

Recommended Citation

External Links