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Taita White-eye

Zosterops silvanus Peters & Loveridge, 1935

Taita white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It includes numerous subspecies, sometimes considered a subspecies to montane white-eye. It is only found in Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. IUCN categorizes it as endangered. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  Peters & Loveridge, 1935

Reference:
  Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. p. 77

Protonym:
  Zosterops silvanus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34563731


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B24BD4A19393E7A1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B24BD4A1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B24BD4A1


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 915851


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Zosterops silvanus: SE Kenya (Taita Hills)
English:
Taita White-eye
Czech:
kruhoočko kasigauské
Danish:
Taitabrillefugl
German:
Taitabrillenvogel
Spanish:
Anteojitos Serrano de Los Taita
Spanish (Spain):
Anteojitos serrano de los Taita
French:
Zostérops des Taita
Croatian:
olovastotrba bjelooka
Italian:
Occhialino delle Taita
Japanese (romaji):
taitamejiro
Japanese:
タイタメジロ
Dutch:
Taitabrilvogel
Norwegian:
bergbrillefugl (silvanus)
Polish:
szlarnik ciemnobrzuchy
Portuguese:
olho-branco-dos-taita
Russian:
Тайтасская белоглазка
Slovak:
okánik žltobradý
Serbian:
Belooka sa planine Taita
Swedish:
taitaglasögonfågel
Ukrainian:
окулярник лісовий
Chinese:
泰塔绣眼鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
泰塔黃繡眼


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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


Czech: kruhoočko kasigauské
Danish: Taitabrillefugl
German: Tairabrillenvogel, Taitabrillenvogel
English: African Yellow White-eye (silvana), Broad-ringed White-eye (Taita), Kikuyu Green White-eye, Taita White-eye, Teita White-eye
English, HBW: Taita White-eye
English (IOC): Taita White-eye
English (Kenya): Montane White-eye (Taita)
English (United States): Taita White-eye
Spanish: Anteojitos de Taira, Anteojitos serrano de los Taita
Spanish (Spain): Anteojitos serrano de los Taita
Spanish (HBW): Broad-ringed White-eye (Taita)
French: Zostérops alticole (silvanus), Zostérops alticole (Taita), Zostérops alticole (Teita), Zostérops des Taita, Zostérops des Teita, Zostérops jaune (silvana)
Croatian: olovastotrba bjelooka
Italian: Occhialino delle Taita
Japanese (romaji): afurikayamamejiro (silvanus), taitamejiro
Japanese: アフリカヤマメジロ (silvanus), タイタメジロ
Scientific: Zoosterops silvanus, Zosterops poliogaster silvanus, Zosterops poliogastra silvanus, Zosterops poliogastrus silvanus, Zosterops senegalensis silvana, Zosterops silvana, Zosterops silvanus
Dutch: Hooglandbrilvogel (silvanus), Tairabrilvogel, Taitabrilvogel
Norwegian: bergbrillefugl (silvanus)
Polish: szlarnik ciemnobrzuchy, szlarnik lesny, Szlarnik leśny
Portuguese: olho-branco-dos-taita
Portuguese (Portugal): olho-branco-dos-taita
Russian: Тайтасская белоглазка
Slovak: okánik žltobradý
Serbian: Belooka sa planine Taita
Swedish: Taitaglasögonfågel
Turkish: Taita gözlükçüsü
Ukrainian: окулярник лісовий
Chinese: 泰塔绣眼鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 泰塔黃繡眼

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