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    • Zosteropidae
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    • White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies

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Recent observations

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

pjd1

Date

July 19, 2016 10:33 AM NZST

Description

Fallen silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) nest found lying on forest floor. Bryophytes used to make outer wall of nest growing (these mostly Thuidium furfurosum and Hypnum cupressiforme)

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

January 1, 2012 03:15 PM NZDT

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Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus

Observer

dan34

Date

July 1, 2016 11:56 AM HST

Description

Stunned himself on a window but was fine after a rest.

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

December 9, 2010 04:04 PM NZDT

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

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booboo

Date

July 3, 2016 10:18 AM NZST

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

yanidubin

Date

July 17, 2016 02:43 PM NZST

Description

A Zosterops lateralis (Wax-eye, white-eye, silver-eye) pausing while feeding on the berries of an Ilex aquifolium (Holly) tree. If you zoom in you can see the berry pulp on its beak.

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

yanidubin

Date

July 18, 2016 08:48 PM NZST

Description

A Zosterops lateralis (Wax-eye, white-eye, silver-eye) feeding on the berries of an Ilex aquifolium (Holly) tree.

I particularly liked the background in this shot, with the colors from (overcast) sky mixing with the green and reds of farther branches of the tree.

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

yanidubin

Date

July 16, 2016 05:01 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A pair of Zosterops lateralis (wax-eye, white-eye, silver-eye) having a snuggle in a native tree growing over our front lawn.

They are bathed in the light of the setting sun, and have just been grooming each other and generally carrying on.

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

john_barkla

Date

July 16, 2016 02:18 PM NZST

Description

Common in podocarp-broadleaved forest

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

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sea-kangaroo

Date

February 4, 2016 07:44 AM AEDT

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Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 9, 2016 11:36 AM NZST

Description

A silvereye lying dead on the side of our shared driveway. Cause of death unknown.

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

peterdearden

Date

July 9, 2016 02:51 PM NZST
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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