Gizo White-eye, Splendid White-eye, Ganonga White-eye, Yellow-billed White-eye

Gizo White-eye, Splendid White-eye, Ganonga White-eye, Yellow-billed White-eye

Gizo White-eye, Splendid White-eye, Ganonga White-eye, Yellow-billed White-eye by Dorset Norwich-Young
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
ZOSTEROPIDAE
Order: 
PASSERIFORMES
Genus: 
Zosterops
Species: 
luteirostris
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
Hartert, 1904
Medium: 
acrylic on canvas
The endangered Gizo White-eye is a small passerine bird of the order of Passeriformes or perching birds with three toes forward and one back. THe Gizo White-eye has a distinguishing marking of a ring of tiny white feathers circling the eye. It is native to tropical, subtropical and temperate Africa, Asia, Australia favouring forest edge & mature forest . The Gizo white-eye is under considerable threat due to agricultural land clearance & development.
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