Small flock eating the last of our grapes.
Silvereye birds using the habitat
Heard only as party of a 5 minute bird count at McHugh's exotic plantation.
McHugh's exotic plantation is primarily composed of North American Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziessii).
Silvereye were heard during a standard 5 minute bird count.
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...