Taita white-eye

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Taita white-eye
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Zosterops
Species: Z. silvanus
Binomial name
Zosterops silvanus
Peters, JL & Loveridge, 1935
  • Zosterops poliogastrus silvanus

Taita white-eye (Zosterops silvanus) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It includes numerous subspecies, sometimes considered a subspecies to montane white-eye (Z. poliogastrus). It is only found in Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. IUCN categorizes it as endangered.[1]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2016). "Zosterops silvanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 December 2016.