French: Monarque à menton noir German: Sundamonarch Spanish: Monarca barbinegro
P. L. Sclater, 1883,
Extreme E Lesser Sundas (Damar, Babar Is) and Tanimbar Is (Larat, Yamdena, Selaru).
16 cm. Has long or dagger-like and slightly upturned bill. Forehead and lores to ear-coverts, chin and throat are black; upperparts to uppertail-coverts dark grey, upperwing-... read more
Apparently variable song a series of up to 11 whistled “swih” notes rising and accelerating, broken... read more
Inhabits primary semi-evergreen forest, including selectively logged areas, and also mangroves.
Food and feeding
Diet not well known, but mainly small invertebrates. In pairs or small groups, and most frequently in mixed-species foraging flocks.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Banda Sea Islands EBA. Fairly common. Status on Damar uncertain; an ornithological expedition to the island in... read more
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