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Zosterops cinereus


10–11 cm (4-4½ in)

  • Greyish-olive upperparts
  • Mouse-grey crown and upper-wing coverts


Kosrae (east Caroline Islands), Pacific


This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly considered conspecific with Pohnpei White-eye under the name Grey-brown White-eye.


Well vegetated areas, including gardens.



Their diet consists of insects, small berries and seeds.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2016. IOC World Bird Names (version 6.2). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2015)

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