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spectacle bird:

see white-eyewhite-eye,
common name for warblerlike, arboreal birds, including 85 species in the family Zosteropidae, and for certain species of ducks. The members of Zosteropidae, with the exception of a few species, are marked by a ring of tiny, white feathers surrounding the eye and are
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There are also some endemic subspecies shared with Tanega Island, such as the Japanese white-eye (Zosterops japonicus insularis) and the Japanese woodpecker (Picus awokera takatsukasae).
Ecology and evolution of the sympatric Mascarene white-eyes, Zosterops borbonica and Zosterops olivacea.
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1998: Effect of a magnetic pulse on the orientation of silvereyes, Zosterops lateralis, during spring migration.
Otus senegalensis, Halcyon senegalensis and Ceryle rudis) and 89 omnivorous birds (n = 89) (e.g., Zosterops senegalensis, Actophilornis africanus and Eremopterix leucotis) was also recorded at Manjinji Pan.
The white-eyes of Reunion (Zosterops borbonicus and Z.
Winter survival in relation to dominance classes among silvereyes Zosterops lateralis chlorocephala of Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.
In this paper, DNA fingerprinting is used to compare genetic diversity within and between island and mainland populations of silvereyes (Zosterops lateralis).
Rota Bridled White-eye (Zosterops rotensis) This small forest bird, distinguished by a ring of white feathers around its eyes, was designated on January 22 as an endangered species.