- Chroicocephalus genei
- Terns & Gulls
The Silvereye is a small species of songbird native to Australia, New Zealand, and other islands in the south Pacific. It is also known as the Wax-eye or the White-eye.
There are 16 sub-species of Silvereye with several degrees of plumage variations. Most birds are overall a drab olive-brown color. And they all have a bright and conspicuous white eye-ring.
Silvereyes eat a wide variety of food items, including berries and fruit as well as insects and suet. They will also visit feeding stations.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 04 December 2012|
|Scientific Name||Zosterops lateralis|
|Birdorable Family||Warblers & Whatnots|
(as of 28 January 2015)
4.3 to 5.1 inches
|Range||Australia and New Zealand Oceania|