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Cape or Green White-eye

Zosterops [virens or capensis] (= Zosterops virens) Sundevall, 1850




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Zosteropidae
Genus:
  Zosterops

Scientific:
  Zosterops virens

Citation:
  Sundevall, 1850

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 26["1869"] 7, p. 101

Protonym:
  Zosterops virens

Avibase ID:
  19469B669030F0BB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/19469B66

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 917131

Geographic range:

  • Zosterops capensis: southwestern South Africa (east to western Eastern Cape), Lesotho, and western KwaZulu-Natal
  • Zosterops virens: eastern and southeastern Botswana, southwestern Mozambique, eastern South Africa (south to eastern Eastern Cape), and Swaziland
English:
Cape or Green White-eye
German:
Kapbrillenvogel
Danish:
Kapbrillefugl
Spanish:
Anteojitos de El Cabo
Finnish:
eteläafrikanrilli
French:
Zostérops du Cap ou Z. vert
Icelandic:
Föleygla
Japanese:
ke-pumejiro
Japanese:
ケープメジロ
Dutch:
Kaapse Brilvogel
Norwegian:
kappbrillefugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kappbrillefugl
Polish:
szlarnik przylądkowy
Slovak:
okánik kapský
Swedish:
kapglasögonfågel
Chinese:
南非绣眼鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cape or Green White-eye ( Zosterops [virens or capensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Green or Cape White-eye ( Zosterops [virens or capensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cape or Green White-eye ( Zosterops [capensis or virens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cape or Green White-eye ( Zosterops [virens or capensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cape or Green White-eye ( Zosterops [virens or capensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cape or Green White-eye ( Zosterops [virens or capensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Cape or Green White-eye ( Zosterops [virens or capensis])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops capensis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Cape White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 2]
James Lee Peters:
Zosterops virens [version 2]
James Lee Peters (original):
Zosterops virens [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Zosterops virens [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Zosterops capensis [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Zosterops [pallidus, virens or capensis]

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kaapse Glasogie, Kaapse Glasogie (Kaapse Kersogie)
Danish: Kapbrillefugl
German: Kapbrillenvogel
English: Cape or Green White-eye, Cape White-eye, Green or Cape White-eye, Green White-eye
English (IOC): Cape White-eye
Spanish: Anteojitos de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Anteojitos del Cabo
Spanish (HBW): Cape White-eye
Finnish: eteläafrikanrilli
French: Zostérops du Cap, Zostérops du Cap ou Z. vert, Zostérops vert ou Z. du Cap
Icelandic: Föleygla
Japanese: ke-pumejiro
Japanese: ケープメジロ
Scientific: Zosterops [capensis or virens], Zosterops [virens or capensis], Zosterops capensis, Zosterops capensis capensis, Zosterops pallidus virens, Zosterops virens
Dutch: Kaapse Brilvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kappbrillefugl
Norwegian: kappbrillefugl
Polish: szlarnik przylądkowy
Slovak: okánik kapský
Serbian: Kapska belooka
Swedish: kapglasögonfågel
Chinese: 南非绣眼鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 南非繡眼

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