Buru white-eye

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Buru white-eye
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Zosterops
Species: Z. buruensis
Binomial name
Zosterops buruensis
Salvadori, 1878

The Buru white-eye (Zosterops buruensis) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is endemic to Indonesian islands, including the island of Buru which gives its name. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. The species occupy an area of larger than 20,000 km² and have a stable population of above 10,000, and thus are not considered as threatened.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Zosterops buruensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International 2009.0. Zosterops buruensis[permanent dead link]. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4