Togian white-eye

Togian white-eye

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Zosterops somadikartai

The Togian white-eye is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae. It is found in the Togian Islands of Indonesia, where it is endemic. The species was first spotted by University of Indonesia researcher Mochamad Indrawan and his colleague Sunarto in 1997, and formally described in 2008. The species is named after Soekarja Somadikarta, a prominent Indonesian ornithologist. Unlike most species in the genus it lacks a white-ring around the eye. The species is believed to be endangered, although it has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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Togian white-eye habitat map

References

1. Togian white-eye Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togian_white-eye
2. Togian white-eye on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22736183/131891482
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/524652

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