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In evolutionary biology, adaptive radiation is a process in which organisms diversify rapidly from an ancestral species into a multitude of new forms, particularly when a change in the environment makes new resources available, creates new challenges, or opens new environmental niches.
The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.
An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
Australasia, a region of Oceania, comprises Australia, New Zealand, neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean and, sometimes, the island of New Guinea (which is usually considered to be part of Melanesia).
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The bare-eyed white-eye (Woodfordia superciliosa) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
A bird nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.
The black-capped speirops (Zosterops lugubris) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
The black-chinned yuhina (Yuhina nigrimenta) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The black-crowned babbler (Sterrhoptilus nigrocapitatus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The Bonin white-eye (Apalopteron familiare) or is a small yellow and grey bird endemic to the Ogasawara Islands (formerly Bonin Islands) of Japan.
The Burmese yuhina (Yuhina humilis) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte, 2nd Prince of Canino and Musignano (24 May 1803 – 29 July 1857), was a French biologist and ornithologist.
Charles Gald Sibley (August 7, 1917 – April 12, 1998) was an American ornithologist and molecular biologist.
The chestnut-crested yuhina (Yuhina everetti) is a species of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The chestnut-faced babbler (Zosterornis whiteheadi) is a species of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The cinnamon ibon (Hypocryptadius cinnamomeus) is a species of bird endemic to the mountains of Mindanao in the Philippines.
A clade (from κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants, and represents a single "branch" on the "tree of life".
The cream-browed white-eye (Lophozosterops superciliaris), also known as the cream-browed ibon or yellow-browed white-eye, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The crested white-eye or crested ibon (Lophozosterops dohertyi) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
Cytochrome b is a protein found in the mitochondria of eukaryotic cells.
Dasycrotapha is a genus of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
In computing, a Digital Object Identifier or DOI is a persistent identifier or handle used to uniquely identify objects, standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Divergent evolution is the accumulation of differences between groups, leading to the formation of new species.
Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
In biology, extinction is the termination of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.
In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.
The Fernando Po speirops (Zosterops brunneus), also known as the Bioko speirops, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
The flame-templed babbler (Dasycrotapha speciosa) is a species of bird of the Zosteropidae family, in the genus Dasycrotapha.
French Polynesia (Polynésie française; Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an overseas collectivity of the French Republic; collectivité d'outre-mer de la République française (COM), sometimes unofficially referred to as an overseas country; pays d'outre-mer (POM).
The giant white-eye, or Palau greater white-eye (Megazosterops palauensis) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The golden white-eye (Cleptornis marchei) is a species of bird in the white-eye family, Zosteropidae.
The golden-crowned babbler (Sterrhoptilus dennistouni) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
A grape is a fruit, botanically a berry, of the deciduous woody vines of the flowering plant genus Vitis.
The grey-hooded white-eye (Lophozosterops pinaiae), also known as the grey-hooded ibon, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The Gulf of Guinea is the northeasternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean between Cape Lopez in Gabon, north and west to Cape Palmas in Liberia.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
Heleia is a genus of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The honeyeaters are a large and diverse family, Meliphagidae, of small to medium-sized birds.
The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering (approximately 20% of the water on the Earth's surface).
The Indochinese yuhina or chestnut-collared yuhina (Yuhina torqueola) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.
The Japanese white-eye (Zosterops japonicus), also known as the mejiro (メジロ, 目白), is a small passerine bird in the white-eye family.
Jon Edward Ahlquist (born 1944) is an American molecular biologist and ornithologist who has specialized in molecular phylogenetics.
The Journal of Avian Biology is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of ornithology published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Nordic Society Oikos.
is a city located in the central part of Tottori Prefecture, Japan.
The long-billed white-eye (Rukia longirostra) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
Lophozosterops is a genus of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
Lumpers and splitters are opposing factions in any discipline that has to place individual examples into rigorously defined categories.
The Luzon striped babbler (Zosterornis striatus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The madanga or rufous-throated white-eye (Madanga ruficollis) is a species of bird that was formerly included in the Zosteropidae family but is now thought to be an atypical member of the family Motacillidae consisting of the pipits and wagtails.
Mees's white-eye (Lophozosterops javanicus), also known as the Javan grey-throated white-eye or grey-throated ibon, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
Micronesia ((); from μικρός mikrós "small" and νῆσος nêsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, composed of thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean.
The Mindanao pygmy babbler (Dasycrotapha plateni) is a bird species endemic to the Philippines.
The Mindanao white-eye (Lophozosterops goodfellowi), also known as the black-masked white-eye, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA or mDNA) is the DNA located in mitochondria, cellular organelles within eukaryotic cells that convert chemical energy from food into a form that cells can use, adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
Morphology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of the form and structure of organisms and their specific structural features.
The wagtails, longclaws and pipits are a family, Motacillidae, of small passerine birds with medium to long tails.
The Mount Cameroon speirops or Cameroon speirops (Zosterops melanocephalus) is a species of bird in the disputed family Zosteropidae, which might be included in the Timaliidae.
The mountain blackeye (Chlorocharis emiliae) is a bird species in the monotypic genus Chlorocharis.
Mitochondrially encoded 12S ribosomal RNA (often abbreviated as 12S or 12S rRNA) is a component of the small subunit (SSU) of the mitochondrial ribosome.
Mitochondrially encoded 16S RNA (often abbreviated as 16S) is a mitochondrial ribosomal RNA (rRNA) that in humans is encoded by the MT-RNR2 gene.
Nectar is a sugar-rich liquid produced by plants in glands called nectaries, either within the flowers with which it attracts pollinating animals, or by extrafloral nectaries, which provide a nutrient source to animal mutualists, which in turn provide antiherbivore protection.
The Negros striped babbler (Zosterornis nigrorum) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
A nucleic acid sequence is a succession of letters that indicate the order of nucleotides forming alleles within a DNA (using GACT) or RNA (GACU) molecule.
The Old World babblers or Timaliidae are a family of mostly Old World passerine birds.
Friedrich Hermann Otto Finsch (8 August 1839 – 31 January 1917, Braunschweig) was a German ethnographer, naturalist and colonial explorer.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
The Palawan striped babbler (Zosterornis hypogrammicus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The Panay striped babbler (Zosterornis latistriatus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
A passerine is any bird of the order Passeriformes, which includes more than half of all bird species.
A polyphyletic group is a set of organisms, or other evolving elements, that have been grouped together but do not share an immediate common ancestor.
The Príncipe speirops (Zosterops leucophoeus) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
The pygmy white-eye (Oculocincta squamifrons), also known as the pygmy ibon, is a species of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The rufescent darkeye (Tephrozosterops stalkeri), also known as the bicoloured white-eye, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
The rufous-vented yuhina (Yuhina occipitalis) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
Rukia is a small genus of birds in the white-eye family.
The rusty-crowned babbler (Sterrhoptilus capitalis) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
Sanford's white-eye (Woodfordia lacertosa) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The silvereye or wax-eye (Zosterops lateralis) is a very small omnivorous passerine bird of the south-west pacific.
The Society Islands (Îles de la Société or officially Archipel de la Société; Tōtaiete mā.) includes a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean.
Speirops are a group of birds in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The spot-breasted heleia (Heleia muelleri), also known as the spot-breasted white-eye, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.
Stachyris is a genus of passerine birds in the Timaliidae family.
Sterrhoptilus is a songbird genus recently separated from Stachyris.
The streak-headed white-eye (Lophozosterops squamiceps), also known as the streaky-headed white-eye or streak-headed ibon, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The striated yuhina (Yuhina castaniceps) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The stripe-throated yuhina (Yuhina gularis) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara.
In biological classification, a subfamily (Latin: subfamilia, plural subfamiliae) is an auxiliary (intermediate) taxonomic rank, next below family but more inclusive than genus.
The Taiwan yuhina (Yuhina brunneiceps), also known as Formosan yuhina, is a small songbird endemic to the island of Taiwan.
In biology, a taxon (plural taxa; back-formation from taxonomy) is a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit.
The teardrop white-eye (Rukia ruki), also known as the Faichuk white-eye, Truk white-eye, or great Truk white-eye, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The Auk: Ornithological Advances is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official publication of the American Ornithological Society (AOS).
The thick-billed heleia (Heleia crassirostris), also known as the Flores white-eye, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
The Visayan pygmy babbler (Dasycrotapha pygmaea) is a bird species endemic to the Philippines.
Wastebasket taxon (also called a wastebin taxon, dustbin taxon or catch-all taxon) is a term used by some taxonomists to refer to a taxon that has the sole purpose of classifying organisms that do not fit anywhere else.
The whiskered yuhina (Yuhina flavicollis) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The white-collared yuhina (Yuhina diademata) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
The white-naped yuhina (Yuhina bakeri) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.
Woodfordia is a genus of bird in the Zosteropidae family.
Yuhina (from yuhin, Nepali for Y. gularis) is a genus of bird which is placed in the Zosteropidae family by recent molecular phylogeny studies or included within the Old World babbler Timaliidae family.
Zoologica Scripta is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal on systematic zoology, published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Zosterops (meaning "eye-girdle") is a genus of birds containing the typical white-eyes.
Zosterornis is a genus of passerine bird in the Old World babbler family Zosteropidae (Moyle et al., 2009), although some taxonomists continue to place the genus in the Old World babbler family Timaliidae.