The Japanese White-eye (now called Swinhoe’s white eye), is a natural part of Hong Kong’s ecology and also a common pet.
Their social hierarchy is established as they flutter and vibrate their wings, as well as opening their beaks and rapidly snapping them shut. Males establish their dominance based on who can shrill the loudest. Politicians in the making!
here are some new pictures of them, taken in February earlier this year during cherry blossom time at Kadoorie Farm