Capped White-eye Zosterops fuscicapilla Scientific name definitions

Natalia C. García, Bas van Balen, Josep del Hoyo, David Christie, and Nigel Collar
Version: 2.0 — Published May 13, 2022



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Agonistic Behavior

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Sexual Behavior

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Social and Interspecific Behavior

Degree of Sociality

Gregarious, moves around in relatively compact, quickly moving noisy flocks of up to several dozen individuals, or in mixed-species flocks with species such as Gray Thornbill (Acanthiza cinerea) and Tit Berrypecker (Oreocharis arfaki). Sometimes in treetop flocks of considerable size (1). Subspecies Zosterops fuscicapilla crookshanki is not as social, and it is mostly found singly, in pairs, or in small flocks (4)


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Recommended Citation

García, N. C., B. van Balen, J. del Hoyo, D. A. Christie, and N. Collar (2022). Capped White-eye (Zosterops fuscicapilla), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.capwhe3.02