CAPE WHITE-EYE / ORANGE RIVER WHITE-EYE

Cape White-eye now split into two separate species as above

Zosterops virens / (Zosterops pallidus)

 

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Roberts VI / VII 796 / 671 : ( ) / 672
Clements 2000 171.0080 (4) : 171.0080 (1)
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 153-51 (5) : 153-51 (1)
 
A small bird (12 cm), confined to South Africa and southern parts of neighbouring countries. It is a very common resident and inhabits forest and woodland. It is usually in small groups and feeds off insects, spiders nectar and fruit.

List of Stamps showing Cape White-eye

 Country

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Michel

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No stamps issued