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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Rukia
Momiyama , 1922

R. longirostra
R. ruki

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:

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


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