White-eyes (Zosteropidae)

Principe White-eye (Zosterops ficedulinus) - HBW 13, p. 474

French: Zostérops becfigue German: Fahlbrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos de Príncipe
Other common names: Sao Tome White-eye (feae)

Taxonomy: Zosterops ficedulina Hartlaub, 1866, hilly parts of Príncipe.
Closely related to and possibly forming a superspecies with Z. griseovirescens. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • ficedulinus Hartlaub, 1866 - Príncipe I, in Gulf of Guinea.
  • feae Salvadori, 1901 - São Tomé I, in Gulf of Guinea.

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