Japanese White-eye

Zosterops japonicus - Zostérops du Japon

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Zostéropidés

  • Genus
    :

    Zosterops

  • Species
    :

    japonicus

Descriptor

Temminck Schlegel, 1845

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Zosterops japonicus yesoensis (s Sakhalin I., Hokkaido)
  • Zosterops japonicus japonicus (main Japanese islands except Hokkaido, South Korea)
  • Zosterops japonicus stejnegeri (Izu Is.)
  • Zosterops japonicus alani (Volcano Is.)
  • Zosterops japonicus insularis (n Ryukyu Is.)
  • Zosterops japonicus loochooensis (Ryukyu Is. except northern)
  • Zosterops japonicus daitoensis (Borodino Is.)
  • Zosterops japonicus simplex (e China, Taiwan and n Vietnam)
  • Zosterops japonicus hainanus (Hainan I.. off se China.)

Foreign names

  • Zostérops du Japon,
  • Anteojitos japonés,
  • Olho-branco-do-japão,
  • Japanbrillenvogel,
  • japán pápaszemesmadár,
  • Japanse Brilvogel,
  • Occhialino del Giappone,
  • Japansk glasögonfågel,
  • Hagebrillefugl,
  • okánik japonský,
  • kruhoočko japonské,
  • Japansk Brillefugl,
  • japaninrilli,
  • zostèrops del Japó,
  • szlarnik japoński,
  • Japānas baltactiņa,
  • Японская белоглазка,
  • メジロ,
  • 暗绿绣眼鸟,
  • นกแว่นตาขาวหลังเขียว,
  • 暗綠繡眼〔東亞綠繡眼,綠繡眼〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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