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  • Although locally common, both the Norfolk Island gerygone (Gerygone modesta) and the slender-billed white-eye (Zosterops tenuirostris) are considered threatened, and the slender-billed white-eye population continues to decline outside protected areas.

    Norfolk Island subtropical forests

  • The Biak gerygone (Gerygone hypoxantha) and Biak monarch (Monarcha brehmii) are considered endangered, and the black-winged lory (Eos cyanogenia) is considered vulnerable.

    Biak-Numfoor rain forests


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  • A genus of bird in the Acanthizidae family, ranging from Southeast Asia through New Guinea and Australia to New Zealand and the Chatham Islands. Most of the species in this genus are native to Australia and New Guinea; only one, the Golden-Bellied Gerygone, has colonized as far as Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

    June 25, 2008