Central and Eastern parts of Canada and the United States
And then there was one. The only endemic bird remaining on the Ogasawara islands, the Bonin white-eye ha s seen the teeming subtropical forest it once made its home largely cleared. It continues to build its cup-shaped, double layered nest in secondary forests and spends its day foraging for insects and fruits.And there are relatively few birds around, its role as a seed disperser has taken on an over-sized importance in the health of the ecosystem. With the recent naming of the island as a world heritage site, the birds future s looking brighter. But limited as it i to three islands, population remains vulnerable.
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