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Zosterops senegalensis

Zosterops senegalensis (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Sylvioidea
Familia: Zosteropidae
Genus: Zosterops
Species: Zosterops senegalensis
Subspecies: Z. s. anderssoni - Z. s. demeryi - Z. s. gerhardi - Z. s. heinrichi - Z. s. jacksoni - Z. s. kasaica - Z. s. quanzae - Z. s. reichenowi - Z. s. senegalensis - Z. s. silvana - Z. s. stenocricota - Z. s. stierlingi - Z. s. stuhlmanni - Z. s. tongensis - Z. s. toroensis - Z. s. winifredae

Name

Zosterops senegalensis Bonaparte, 1850

Reference

Conspectus generum avium 1 p.399

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: African Yellow White-eye
Suomi: Afrikankeltarilli

The African Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family. The taxa stenocricotus from Central Africa and kirki from the Comoros, by most authorities considered subspecies of the African Yellow White-eye, are occasionally considered separate species, the Cameroon Green White-eye (Zosterops stenocricotus) and Kirk's White-eye (Zosterops kirki).

It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Zosterops senegalensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.

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