Slender-billed White-eye Zosterops tenuirostris


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Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

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IUCN. 2022. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2022-1. Available at: (Accessed: 21 July 2022).

Mees, G.F. 1969. A systematic review of the Indo-Australian Zosteropidae (Part III). Zoologische Verhandelingen 102: 1-390.

Nance, A.H., Mitchell, W., Clarke, R., Wilson, M., Brown, S.M., Macgregor, N.A., Dutson, G., Garnett, S.T. 2021. Slender-billed White-eye Zosterops tenuirostris. In: Garnett, S.T., Baker, G.B. (ed.), The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2020, pp. 763-765. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Robinson, D. 1988. Ecology and management of the Scarlet Robin, White-breasted White-eye and Long-billed White-eye on Norfolk Island. Report to the Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, Canberra.

Robinson, D. 1997. An evaluation of the status of the Norfolk Island Robin following rat-control and weed-control works in the Norfolk Island National Park. Report to Environment Australia, Canberra.

Further resources

Australian Govt - Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000 - Recovery Outline

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Zosterops tenuirostris. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.