The white-eyes are small passerine birds native to tropical, subtropical and temperate Sub-Saharan Africa, southern and eastern Asia, and Australasia. White-eyes inhabit most tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, the western Pacific Ocean, and the Gulf of Guinea. Discounting some widespread members of the genus Zosterops, most species are endemic to single islands or archipelagos. The Silvereye, Zosterops lateralis, naturally colonised New Zealand, where it is known as the "Wax-eye" or Tauhau ("stranger"), from 1855. The Silvereye has also been introduced to the Society Islands in French Polynesia, while the Japanese White-eye has been introduced to Hawaii.
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Sonata11 (28209) 2012-05-12 13:04
Wow! what a fabulous shot of the little fellow, awesome!!! beautiful composition of this close up. Wonderful presentation of this beautiful scene, flawlessly executed with fantastic light, sharpness and colors, amazing POV. Perfectly well done. I love it.
All the best and have a beautiful WE,
ines8 (5838) 2012-05-13 2:17
Marvelous shot, i love it, congratulations!
- Copyright: Zahoor Ahmed (zahoor_salmi) (1049)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-05-09
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 40D, 400mm F5.6L
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-05-12 12:04