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  Japanese White-eye

 

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An adult Japanese White-eye spotted in Yangshuo County in southern China. This species has olive-green upperparts with a yellowish chin and throat, whereas the underparts are dull white, becoming dusky on the sides and flanks.

 

It has a feathered white eye-ring, which in front of the eye is broken by black feathers that form a black margin along the bottom of half of the eye. Its bill is black and its legs and feet are dark grey.

 

  Japanese White-eye

 

  Japanese White-eye

 

It is similar to the Oriental White-eye (fig.), but is darker above, has no ventral stripe and has some yellow colouration in the region between the eye and the bill. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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