Mountain blackeye

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Mountain blackeye
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Chlorocharis emiliae (bottom) and Megalaima pulcherrima
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae (disputed)
Genus: Chlorocharis
Sharpe, 1888
Species: C. emiliae
Binomial name
Chlorocharis emiliae
Sharpe, 1888

The mountain blackeye (Chlorocharis emiliae) is a bird species in the monotypic genus Chlorocharis.[2] It is closely related to the Old World babblers, and its family Zosteropidae may warrant inclusion in the Tiimalidae.

It is endemic to the island of Borneo.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chlorocharis emiliae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Chlorocharis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Phillipps, Quentin; & Phillipps, Karen (2011). Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo. Oxford, UK: John Beaufoy Publishing. ISBN 978-1-906780-56-2.