28 August, 2011


Scientific Name: Zosterops lateralis

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Found in forest, scrub, and artificial landscapes in Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and Fiji.

Field Notes: Small bird with conspicuous white eye-ring, found in flocks when not breeding. Head and wings olive-green. Grey on back of neck around to breast. Pink wash on flanks. 

Personal Notes: Hard critter to photograph! Maori name Tauhou.

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