Mount Cameroon speirops

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Mount Cameroon speirops
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Illustration (upper bird) by J G Keulemans
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Zosterops
Species: Z. melanocephalus
Binomial name
Zosterops melanocephalus
(G.R.Gray, 1862)
Synonyms

Speirops melanocephalus

The Mount Cameroon speirops or Cameroon speirops (Zosterops melanocephalus) is a species of bird in the disputed family Zosteropidae, which might be included in the Timaliidae. It is endemic to Cameroon.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by containerization.

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