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Giant White-eye
13 36 093 Megazosterops palauensis
Information
Common Name Palau Greater White-eye
Range Palau
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Zosteropidae
Genus Megazosterops
Species Megazosterops palauensis
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Giant white-eye or Palau greater white-eye (Megazosterops palauensis), is a species of white-eye in the Zosteropidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Megazosterops. It is endemic to Palau, where its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests. The species is currently classified as Near Threatened by the IUCN due to likely habitat loss and the possibility of the establishment of the invasive brown tree snake on the island.

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