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Giant White-eye
Megazosterops palauensis (Reichenow, 1915)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Zosteropidae
Genus:
  Megazosterops

Scientific:
  Megazosterops palauensis

Citation:
  (Reichenow, 1915)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 63 p.125

Protonym:
  Cleptornis palauensis

Avibase ID:
  B1C8FC63D261F7CB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B1C8FC63

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 915830


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Megazosterops palauensis: Palau Archipelago (Babelthuap, Urukthapel and Peleliu)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Giant White-eye
Czech:
  kruhoočko palauské
German:
  Bronzebrillenvogel
Danish:
  Stor Brillefugl
Spanish:
  Anteojitos de las Palaos
Finnish:
  palaunrilli
French:
  Zostérops des Palau
Italian:
  Occhialino gigante
Japanese:
  onimejiro
Japanese:
  オニメジロ
Dutch:
  Reuzenbrilvogel
Norwegian:
  Storbrillefugl
Polish:
  okularowiec oliwkowy
Russian:
  Бронзовая рукия
Slovak:
  okánik divnohlasý
Swedish:
  jätteglasögonfågel
Chinese:
  帕劳绣眼鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Zostérops des Palau ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Zostérops des Palau ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Palau White-eye ( Rukia palauensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Palau White-eye ( Rukia palauensis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements, version 2015:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements, version 2016:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements, version 2017:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Clements, version 2018:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 1.55:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 2015:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 2016:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 2017:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
eBird version 2018:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Palau White-eye ( Rukia palauensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Palau White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Giant White-eye ( Rukia palauensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Rukia palauensis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Rukia palauensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Rukia palauensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Giant White-eye ( Megazosterops palauensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rukia palauensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megazosterops palauensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: zostèrops de les illes Palau
Czech: Kruhoocko palauské, kruhoočko palauské
Danish: Stor Brillefugl
German: Bronzebrillenvogel, Bronze-Brillenvogel
English: Giant White eye, Giant White-eye, Large Palau White-eye, Palau Greater White-eye, Palau White-eye
English (IOC): Giant White-eye
Spanish: Anteojitos de las Palaos, Anteojitos de Palaos, Ojiblanco Palú
Spanish (Spain): Anteojitos de las Palaos
Spanish (HBW): Giant White-eye
Finnish: palaunrilli, Palausaartenrilli
French: Zostérops des Palau, Zostérops géant
Hungarian: palau-szigeteki pápaszemesmadár
Italian: Occhialino di Palau, Occhialino gigante
Japanese: onimejiro
Japanese: オニメジロ, オニメヂロ
Latin: Cleptornis palauensis, Megazosterops palauensis, Rukia palauensis
Lithuanian: Palaujinis baltavokis
Dutch: Reuzenbrilvogel
Norwegian: Storbrillefugl
Palauan: Charmbedel
Polish: okularowiec oliwkowy, oliwniak
Russian: Бронзовая рукия
Slovak: okánik divnohlasý
Swedish: jätteglasögonfågel, Större glasögonfågel
Ukrainian: Рукія палауська
Chinese: 帕劳绣眼鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 巨繡眼鳥

 

         

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