Timaliidae (Zosteropidae) gen. & sp.
|local name: -|
extinction date: (?)
|Subfossil remains of a large
species of White-eye were found on the tongan island of 'Eua.Because this
bird must have been much larger then any known species in the genus
Zosterops, it could be inclded into a different, perhaps its own,
The species has yet still not been scientifically named.
- David W. Steadman: Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. University Of Chicago Press 2006