Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 2nd April 2014
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC
Eastern sub-species (Z.c. virens)
The white-eyes are small passerine birds native to tropical, subtropical and temperate Sub-Saharan Africa, southern and eastern Asia, and Australasia. White-eyes inhabit most tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, the western Pacific Ocean, and the Gulf of Guinea. Discounting some widespread members of the genus Zosterops, most species are endemic to single islands or archipelagos. The Silvereye, Zosterops lateralis, naturally colonised New Zealand, where it is known as the "Wax-eye" or Tauhau ("stranger"), from 1855. The...