French: Tchitrec de Rowley German: Blaumonarch Spanish: Monarca de Rowley
A. B. Meyer, 1878,
Tabukan, Sangihe, north of Sulawesi.
Sangihe I, N of Sulawesi.
18 cm. Has incomplete white eyering, broken above and bulging in front of and behind eye; many long rictal bristles at base of bill; head dark cerulean-blue, forehead lighter... read more
Contact calls most commonly heard; typical call (most often heard from feeding groups, and when... read more
Broadleaf tropical hill rainforest on steep slopes in deep valleys and valley bottoms with streams... read more
Food and feeding
Diet appears to consist mostly of small invertebrates; the only identified prey an orthopteran c. 7 cm long. Mostly in small single-species... read more
Few data. Single fledged juveniles seen fed by adults in early Oct and early Dec. Two nests found in understorey trees most likely belonged... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Sangihe and Talaud EBA. For over a century known only from type specimen, and feared extinct after searches in... read more
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