French: Monarque à froc roux German: Rothalsmonarch Spanish: Monarca cuellirrufo
Other common names:
A. B. Meyer
Ansus, Yapen Island
Yapen I and N New Guinea (from Mamberamo R E to Astrolabe Bay and upper Ramu R).
15–16 cm. Male has vivid ochre-buff collar (feathers erectile), neck side, chin, throat and upper breast, black face with well-developed blue fleshy eyering, small area... read more
Song a series of loud, ringing, rather buzzy notes which increase in volume, similar to that of... read more
Rainforest in lowlands, hills and mountains, to c. 1500 m. Also on forest edge, but seems to avoid... read more
Food and feeding
Primarily insectivorous. Usually seen singly or in pairs; associates with mixed-species flocks, generally keeping on periphery. Forages... read more
Season may vary with region, records in Aug–Sept drier season in E of range (highlands and Madang), Apr–May late wet season in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common and widespread, but unobtrusive. No immediate threats evident. Still poorly known, as was for long subsumed in A.telescop... read more
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