Zosterops poliogastrus

The Montane White-eye , also known as the Broad-ringed White-eye, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family. It includes numerous subspecies, several of which are restricted to isolated mountains. Some of these are sometimes considered separate monotypic species, such as the Kulal White-eye , Taita White-eye , South Pare White-eye , Kikuyu White-eye , and Mbulu White-eye .

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The Zosterops poliogastrus is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

agreement of Zosterops poliogastrus follows David and Gosselin (2002a). Population estimate Population trend Range estimate (breeding/resident) Country endemic? unknown unset 249,000 km2 No Range & population This species occurs in the East African highlands, from Eritrea to north-east Tanzania. Subspecies kulalensis is restricted to Mt. Kulal, northern Kenya, and winifredae occurs in the South Pare Mountains, Tanzania. More

* Zosterops poliogastrus Heuglin 1861 Ibis p.357 Nomenclature * Zosterops poliogastrus eurycricotus Fischer & Reichenow 1884 J.Orn. 32 no.165 p.55 * Zosterops poliogastrus kaffensis Neumann 1902 Orn.Monatsb. 10 no.1 p.10 * Zosterops poliogastrus kulalensis Williams,JG 1948 BBOC 69 p. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Zosteropidae
Genus : Zosterops
Species : poliogastrus
Authority : Heuglin, 1861