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Kikuyu White-eye

Zosterops kikuyuensis Sharpe, RB 1891

The Kikuyu white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It includes numerous subspecies, sometimes considered a subspecies of montane white-eye. It is found in central Kenya, in the Aberdare Mountains and on Mount Kenya. IUCN categorizes it as of least concern. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Zosteropidae
Genus:
   Zosterops
Scientific:
  Zosterops kikuyuensis


Original description

Citation:
  Sharpe, RB 1891

Reference:
   Ibis (6) 3 (11) p. 444

Protonym:
  Zosterops kikuyuensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16275910


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6483A467141BC6F4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6483A467

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6483A467


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 915850

Geographic range:

  • Zosterops kikuyuensis: Central Kenya (Aberdare Mts. and Mt. Kenya)
English:
Kikuyu White-eye
Danish:
Kikuyubrillefugl
German:
Kikuyubrillenvogel
Spanish:
Anteojitos serrano kikuyu
Spanish (Spain):
Anteojitos serrano kikuyu
French:
Zostérops du Kikuyu
Croatian:
zelenoboka bjelooka
Japanese:
キクユメジロ
Dutch:
Kikuyubrilvogel
Norwegian:
bergbrillefugl (kikuyuensis)
Polish:
szlarnik żółtolicy
Portuguese:
olho-branco-dos-quicuios
Portuguese (Portugal):
olho-branco-de-kikuyu
Russian:
Кикуйская белоглазка
Slovak:
okánik kenský
Swedish:
kikuyuglasögonfågel
Ukrainian:
окулярник кенійський
Chinese:
基库尤绣眼鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
肯亞繡眼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Zostérops du Kikuyu ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 6]
Clements 1st edition:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyensis)
Clements, version 2021:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Zosterops poliogaster kikuyensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Zosterops poliogaster kikuyensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Zosterops poliogaster kikuyensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Zosterops poliogaster kikuyensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Zosterops poliogaster kikuyensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyensis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu) ( Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Zosterops senegalensis kikuyuensis [version 8]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 7]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 7]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Zosterops senegalensis kikuyuensis [version 4]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Zosterops senegalensis kikuyuensis [version 4]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Kikuyu White-eye ( Zosterops kikuyuensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Zosterops kikuyuensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Zosterops [poliogastrus, kulalensis, eurycricotus, winifredae, kikuyuensis, or silvanus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 

Highlight taxa in a checklist (shown in red)

Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Danish: Kikuyubrillefugl
German: Kikuyubrillenvogel
English: Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu), Kikuyu White-eye, Montane White-eye, Shoa Green White-eye
English, HBW: Kikuyu White-eye
English (IOC): Kikuyu White-eye
English (Kenya): Montane White-eye (Kikuyu)
English (United States): Kikuyu White-eye
Spanish: Anteojitos serrano kikuyu
Spanish (Spain): Anteojitos serrano kikuyu
Spanish (HBW): Broad-ringed White-eye (Kikuyu)
Estonian: keenia prilliklind
French: Zostérops alticole (Kikuyu), Zostérops alticole (kikuyuensis), Zostérops du Kikuyu
Croatian: zelenoboka bjelooka
Japanese (romaji): afurikayamamejiro (kikuyuensis)
Japanese: アフリカヤマメジロ (kikuyuensis), キクユメジロ
Scientific: Zosterops kikuyensis, Zosterops kikuyuensis, Zosterops poliogaster kikuyensis, Zosterops poliogaster kikuyuensis, Zosterops poliogastra kikuyensis, Zosterops poliogastra kikuyuensis, Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyensis, Zosterops poliogastrus kikuyuensis, Zosterops senegalensis kikuyuensis, Zosterops virens somereni
Dutch: Hooglandbrilvogel (kikuyuensis), Kikuyu brilvogel, Kikuyubrilvogel
Norwegian: bergbrillefugl (kikuyuensis)
Polish: szlarnik zóltolicy, szlarnik żółtolicy
Portuguese: olho-branco-dos-quicuios
Portuguese (Portugal): olho-branco-de-kikuyu
Russian: Кикуйская белоглазка
Slovak: okánik kenský
Swedish: kikuyuglasögonfågel
Swahili: Kinenginenge Kikuyu
Turkish: Kikuyu gözlükçüsü
Ukrainian: окулярник кенійський
Chinese: 基库尤绣眼鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 肯亞繡眼

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