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White-eye

Index White-eye

The white-eyes are small passerine birds native to tropical, subtropical and temperate Sub-Saharan Africa, southern and eastern Asia, and Australasia. [1]

109 relations: Adaptive radiation, Ancient Greek, Archipelago, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Bare-eyed white-eye, Bird, Bird nest, Black-capped speirops, Black-chinned yuhina, Black-crowned babbler, Bonin white-eye, Burmese yuhina, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Charles Sibley, Chestnut-crested yuhina, Chestnut-faced babbler, Cinnamon ibon, Clade, Cream-browed white-eye, Crested white-eye, Cytochrome b, Dasycrotapha, Digital object identifier, Divergent evolution, Ecology, Endemism, Extinction, Family (biology), Fernando Po speirops, Flame-templed babbler, French Polynesia, Giant white-eye, Golden white-eye, Golden-crowned babbler, Grape, Grey-hooded white-eye, Gulf of Guinea, Hawaii, Heleia, Honeyeater, Indian Ocean, Indochinese yuhina, Introduced species, Japanese white-eye, Jon E. Ahlquist, Journal of Avian Biology, Kurayoshi, Tottori, Long-billed white-eye, ..., Lophozosterops, Lumpers and splitters, Luzon striped babbler, Madanga, Mees's white-eye, Micronesia, Mindanao pygmy babbler, Mindanao white-eye, Mitochondrial DNA, Morphology (biology), Motacillidae, Mount Cameroon speirops, Mountain blackeye, MT-RNR1, MT-RNR2, Nectar, Negros striped babbler, New Zealand, Nucleic acid sequence, Old World babbler, Otto Finsch, Pacific Ocean, Palawan striped babbler, Panay striped babbler, Passerine, Polyphyly, Príncipe speirops, Pygmy white-eye, Rufescent darkeye, Rufous-vented yuhina, Rukia, Rusty-crowned babbler, Sanford's white-eye, Silvereye, Society Islands, Speirops, Spot-breasted heleia, Stachyris, Sterrhoptilus, Streak-headed white-eye, Striated yuhina, Stripe-throated yuhina, Sub-Saharan Africa, Subfamily, Taiwan yuhina, Taxon, Teardrop white-eye, The Auk, Thick-billed heleia, Visayan pygmy babbler, Wastebasket taxon, Whiskered yuhina, White-collared yuhina, White-naped yuhina, Woodfordia, Yuhina, Zoologica Scripta, Zosterops, Zosterornis. Expand index (59 more) »

Adaptive radiation

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.

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Ancient Greek

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.

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Archipelago

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.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Australasia

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).

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Australia

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.

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Bare-eyed white-eye

The bare-eyed white-eye (Woodfordia superciliosa) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Bird

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.

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Bird nest

A bird nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.

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Black-capped speirops

The black-capped speirops (Zosterops lugubris) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Black-chinned yuhina

The black-chinned yuhina (Yuhina nigrimenta) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Black-crowned babbler

The black-crowned babbler (Sterrhoptilus nigrocapitatus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Bonin white-eye

The Bonin white-eye (Apalopteron familiare) or is a small yellow and grey bird endemic to the Ogasawara Islands (formerly Bonin Islands) of Japan.

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Burmese yuhina

The Burmese yuhina (Yuhina humilis) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Charles Lucien Bonaparte

Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte, 2nd Prince of Canino and Musignano (24 May 1803 – 29 July 1857), was a French biologist and ornithologist.

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Charles Sibley

Charles Gald Sibley (August 7, 1917 – April 12, 1998) was an American ornithologist and molecular biologist.

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Chestnut-crested yuhina

The chestnut-crested yuhina (Yuhina everetti) is a species of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Chestnut-faced babbler

The chestnut-faced babbler (Zosterornis whiteheadi) is a species of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Cinnamon ibon

The cinnamon ibon (Hypocryptadius cinnamomeus) is a species of bird endemic to the mountains of Mindanao in the Philippines.

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Clade

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".

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Cream-browed white-eye

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.

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Crested white-eye

The crested white-eye or crested ibon (Lophozosterops dohertyi) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Cytochrome b

Cytochrome b is a protein found in the mitochondria of eukaryotic cells.

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Dasycrotapha

Dasycrotapha is a genus of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Digital object identifier

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).

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Divergent evolution

Divergent evolution is the accumulation of differences between groups, leading to the formation of new species.

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Ecology

Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.

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Endemism

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.

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Extinction

In biology, extinction is the termination of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Fernando Po speirops

The Fernando Po speirops (Zosterops brunneus), also known as the Bioko speirops, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Flame-templed babbler

The flame-templed babbler (Dasycrotapha speciosa) is a species of bird of the Zosteropidae family, in the genus Dasycrotapha.

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French Polynesia

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).

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Giant white-eye

The giant white-eye, or Palau greater white-eye (Megazosterops palauensis) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Golden white-eye

The golden white-eye (Cleptornis marchei) is a species of bird in the white-eye family, Zosteropidae.

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Golden-crowned babbler

The golden-crowned babbler (Sterrhoptilus dennistouni) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Grape

A grape is a fruit, botanically a berry, of the deciduous woody vines of the flowering plant genus Vitis.

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Grey-hooded white-eye

The grey-hooded white-eye (Lophozosterops pinaiae), also known as the grey-hooded ibon, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Gulf of Guinea

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.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Heleia

Heleia is a genus of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Honeyeater

The honeyeaters are a large and diverse family, Meliphagidae, of small to medium-sized birds.

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Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering (approximately 20% of the water on the Earth's surface).

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Indochinese yuhina

The Indochinese yuhina or chestnut-collared yuhina (Yuhina torqueola) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Introduced species

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.

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Japanese white-eye

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.

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Jon E. Ahlquist

Jon Edward Ahlquist (born 1944) is an American molecular biologist and ornithologist who has specialized in molecular phylogenetics.

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Journal of Avian Biology

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.

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Kurayoshi, Tottori

is a city located in the central part of Tottori Prefecture, Japan.

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Long-billed white-eye

The long-billed white-eye (Rukia longirostra) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Lophozosterops

Lophozosterops is a genus of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Lumpers and splitters

Lumpers and splitters are opposing factions in any discipline that has to place individual examples into rigorously defined categories.

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Luzon striped babbler

The Luzon striped babbler (Zosterornis striatus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Madanga

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.

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Mees's white-eye

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.

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Micronesia

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.

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Mindanao pygmy babbler

The Mindanao pygmy babbler (Dasycrotapha plateni) is a bird species endemic to the Philippines.

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Mindanao white-eye

The Mindanao white-eye (Lophozosterops goodfellowi), also known as the black-masked white-eye, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Mitochondrial DNA

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).

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Morphology (biology)

Morphology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of the form and structure of organisms and their specific structural features.

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Motacillidae

The wagtails, longclaws and pipits are a family, Motacillidae, of small passerine birds with medium to long tails.

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Mount Cameroon speirops

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.

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Mountain blackeye

The mountain blackeye (Chlorocharis emiliae) is a bird species in the monotypic genus Chlorocharis.

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MT-RNR1

Mitochondrially encoded 12S ribosomal RNA (often abbreviated as 12S or 12S rRNA) is a component of the small subunit (SSU) of the mitochondrial ribosome.

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MT-RNR2

Mitochondrially encoded 16S RNA (often abbreviated as 16S) is a mitochondrial ribosomal RNA (rRNA) that in humans is encoded by the MT-RNR2 gene.

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Nectar

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.

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Negros striped babbler

The Negros striped babbler (Zosterornis nigrorum) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Nucleic acid sequence

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.

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Old World babbler

The Old World babblers or Timaliidae are a family of mostly Old World passerine birds.

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Otto Finsch

Friedrich Hermann Otto Finsch (8 August 1839 – 31 January 1917, Braunschweig) was a German ethnographer, naturalist and colonial explorer.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Palawan striped babbler

The Palawan striped babbler (Zosterornis hypogrammicus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Panay striped babbler

The Panay striped babbler (Zosterornis latistriatus) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Passerine

A passerine is any bird of the order Passeriformes, which includes more than half of all bird species.

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Polyphyly

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.

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Príncipe speirops

The Príncipe speirops (Zosterops leucophoeus) is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Pygmy white-eye

The pygmy white-eye (Oculocincta squamifrons), also known as the pygmy ibon, is a species of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Rufescent darkeye

The rufescent darkeye (Tephrozosterops stalkeri), also known as the bicoloured white-eye, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Rufous-vented yuhina

The rufous-vented yuhina (Yuhina occipitalis) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Rukia

Rukia is a small genus of birds in the white-eye family.

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Rusty-crowned babbler

The rusty-crowned babbler (Sterrhoptilus capitalis) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Sanford's white-eye

Sanford's white-eye (Woodfordia lacertosa) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Silvereye

The silvereye or wax-eye (Zosterops lateralis) is a very small omnivorous passerine bird of the south-west pacific.

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Society Islands

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.

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Speirops

Speirops are a group of birds in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Spot-breasted heleia

The spot-breasted heleia (Heleia muelleri), also known as the spot-breasted white-eye, is a species of bird in the family Zosteropidae.

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Stachyris

Stachyris is a genus of passerine birds in the Timaliidae family.

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Sterrhoptilus

Sterrhoptilus is a songbird genus recently separated from Stachyris.

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Streak-headed white-eye

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.

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Striated yuhina

The striated yuhina (Yuhina castaniceps) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Stripe-throated yuhina

The stripe-throated yuhina (Yuhina gularis) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara.

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Subfamily

In biological classification, a subfamily (Latin: subfamilia, plural subfamiliae) is an auxiliary (intermediate) taxonomic rank, next below family but more inclusive than genus.

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Taiwan yuhina

The Taiwan yuhina (Yuhina brunneiceps), also known as Formosan yuhina, is a small songbird endemic to the island of Taiwan.

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Taxon

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.

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Teardrop white-eye

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.

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The Auk

The Auk: Ornithological Advances is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official publication of the American Ornithological Society (AOS).

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Thick-billed heleia

The thick-billed heleia (Heleia crassirostris), also known as the Flores white-eye, is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Visayan pygmy babbler

The Visayan pygmy babbler (Dasycrotapha pygmaea) is a bird species endemic to the Philippines.

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Wastebasket taxon

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.

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Whiskered yuhina

The whiskered yuhina (Yuhina flavicollis) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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White-collared yuhina

The white-collared yuhina (Yuhina diademata) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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White-naped yuhina

The white-naped yuhina (Yuhina bakeri) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae.

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Woodfordia

Woodfordia is a genus of bird in the Zosteropidae family.

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Yuhina

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.

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Zoologica Scripta

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.

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Zosterops

Zosterops (meaning "eye-girdle") is a genus of birds containing the typical white-eyes.

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Zosterornis

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.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-eye

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