Lophozosterops

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Lophozosterops
Javan Grey-throated White-eye (Lophozosterops javanicus).jpg
Mees's white-eye
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Lophozosterops
Hartert, 1896

Lophozosterops is a genus of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae. The six species are distributed across the islands of Indonesia and the Philippines. They are a generally large white-eyes, ranging in size from 12-14 cm in length and weighing between 14-30 g. The species generally have restricted distributions, being restricted to a single island or a few islands, but no species is considered to be globally threatened.[1] It contains the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Balen, Bas (2008). "Family Zosteropidae (White-eyes)". In Josep, del Hoyo; Andrew, Elliott; David, Christie. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 13, Penduline-tits to Shrikes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. p. 480. ISBN 978-84-96553-45-3.