White-eyes (Zosteropidae)

Chesnut-sided White-eye (Zosterops mayottensis) - HBW 13, p. 475

French: Zostérops de Mayotte German: Dotterbrust-Brillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos de la Mayotte
Other common names: Mayotte/Chestnut-flanked White-eye

Taxonomy: Zosterops mayottensis Schlegel, 1867, Mayotte, Comoro Islands.
Probably related to Z. senegalensis. Sometimes lumped with extinct Z. semiflavus of Seychelles (which was smaller, slightly less yellow and had less bright yellow frontal bar), or considered a race of Z. maderaspatanus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mayotte (Maore), including Petite Terre (Pamanzi I), in SE Comoro Is.

  • Least Concern
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