13 36 096 Speirops lugubris
Black-capped Speirops (Zosterops lugubris)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Zosteropidae
Genus Zosterops

Speirops is a genus of white-eyes in the Zosteropidae family. Some taxonomists include them in the genus Zosterops, while others place it in the genus Speirops. They are restricted to the islands of the Gulf of Guinea and a single mountain in Cameroon.


It contains the following species:

Fernando Po Speirops (Salvadori, 1903) (Zosterops brunneus)
Príncipe Speirops (Hartlaub, 1857) (Zosterops leucophoeus)
Black-capped Speirops (Hartlaub, 1848) (Zosterops lugubris)
Mount Cameroon Speirops (Gray, 1862) (Zosterops melanocephalus)
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