Yellow White-eye (species: Zosterops luteus) in Frankland Island Group, QLD (Gaia Guide)
Zosterops luteus
Yellow White-eye

©Tom Tarrant: Australian Yellow White-eye (Zosterops luteus)

©Dave Curtis: Yellow White-eye (Zosterops luteus)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Zosteropidae
Genus Zosterops
Species Zosterops luteus
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It is a yellowish bird with a distinctive white eye-ring.  It is an olive-yellow above and a lemon yellow on the front and underparts.  The bill and eye are brown.


  • Up to 10.5 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. (Wikipedia)

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