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SPECIES INFO

Rukia is a small genus of birds in the white-eye family. Its two members are found in the Federated States of Micronesia on the island of Pohnpei and the Faichuk group of the Chuuk islands. They are:

  • Long-billed White-eye, Rukia longirostra
  • Truk White-eye or Faichuk White-eye, Rukia ruki

The Olive White-eye (Zosterops oleagineus) of Yap is traditionally included in this genus as Rukia oleaginea.





                                     



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