French: Monarque de Rennell German: Rennellmonarch Spanish: Monarca de la Rennell
Rennell Island, Solomon Islands.
Rennell I, in extreme S Solomons.
19 cm. Large warm orange-brown shrikebill with large, long and vertically compressed bill slightly hooked at tip. Male has glossy black forehead, face, chin and upper throat... read more
Song, before dawn and through day, a descending wavering mournful whistle, often 3 notes repeated... read more
Understorey of primary forest with dense undergrowth; also regrowth areas.
Food and feeding
Little information. Singles and pairs forage in understorey, often with mixed-species flocks.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Rennell and Bellona EBA. Fairly common in tiny range. No immediate threats, provided that the habitat is kept... read more
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