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Oriental White-Eye

Oriental White-Eye
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Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-04-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-05-22 4:20
Viewed: 3485
Points: 6
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Oriental White-Eye
(Zosterops palpebrosus) Size: 11cm - U/rI/RB - Wooded areas

Note itís all yellow under-parts. Some sub-species (such as west Javan) have a grey belly with a yellow center stripe. The only lowland white-eye with its range in Indonesia, apart from the Yellow-Spectacled White-Eye and the Lemon-Bellied White-Eye, Z. chloris, confined to small offshore islands.

A frequent, high-pitched chatter.

Found in open woodlands, mangroves and cultivations. It also occurs in inland forest to 1400m (sometimes higher). Itís always seen in flocks, sometimes mixing with other small birds, moving restlessly through the trees, feeding on flowers, insects and small fruits.

An uncommon resident breeder throughout Singapore.

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Hello Ang
Wonderful bird and capture.Great POV and composition,beautiful colours and sharp details.Congrats!
Thank You
Best regards

Hello Ang Hwee Yong,
Great capture of this beautiful Oriental White-Eye.
Excellent sharpness and good composition.
Thanks for sharing.

  • Great 
  • jyoti (260)
  • [2012-05-22 5:50]

Hello Ang
Great capture. Perfect pose and composition.
Wonderful colour and sharp details.
Best regards -Bhaskar j.

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