Rukia (Bird Genus)

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Rukia - also known as the "Great White-eyes" - is a (bird) genus in the white-eye family.

Subspecies and Ranges

  • Long-billed White-eye (Rukia longirostra) - Endemic to the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia

  • Faichuk White-eye, Truk White-eye, Great Truk White-eye, or Teardrop White-eye (Rukia ruki) - Endemic to Mount Winipat on Tol, in the Faichuk group of islands within the Chuuk (Truk) atoll in Micronesia

  • Olive White-eye (Zosterops oleagineus or Rukia oleaginea) - Endemic to Micronesian island of Yap

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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