White-eyes (Zosteropidae)

Black-capped Speirops (Speirops lugubris) - HBW 13, p. 485

French: Zostérops de Sao Tomé German: Trauerbrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos de Santo Tomé
Other common names: Sao Tome Speirops

Taxonomy: Zosterops lugubris Hartlaub, 1848, São Tomé.
Forms a superspecies with S. melanocephalus, and formerly considered conspecific, but morphologically and ecologically different; S. leucophoeus possibly belongs to same superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mountains of São Tomé I, in Gulf of Guinea.

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