The white-eyes are small passerine birds native to Australasia, Africa, and
southern Asia. They are also found on many islands in the Indian and Pacific
Ocean, with many species endemic to a single island.
The term white-eye
makes to the distinctive white eye-ring, encircled with a thin black outer ring.
All the species are sociable by nature, often forming large flocks, especially
when migrating or during breeding.
Many are insectivorous, but also eat nectar
and fruit. In Australia, they have become a problem for some orchards and