French: Monarque de Tinian German: Tinianmonarch Spanish: Monarca de Tinian
Tinian, Northern Marianas.
Tinian I, in S Northern Mariana Is.
15 cm. Forehead and crown to mantle, back and scapulars are dull greyish-brown, rump and uppertail-coverts white; upperwing and tail darker or blackish, median and greater... read more
Song, seemingly mostly in evening, a short whistled “tee-tee-wheeeooo” of 2 or 3 notes. Calls... read more
Forest and all woodland and brush areas, including swamp-woodland, as well as introduced tangan-... read more
Food and feeding
Food mostly small invertebrates. Solitary, in pairs or in small groups with Rufous Fantails (Rhipidura rufifrons). Forages mostly... read more
Eggs found in Jan and nestings in Aug. Three nests described, a deep cup made of dead leaves, plant fibres, moss and wool, one with some... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Mariana Islands EBA. Common and widespread. Total population estimated at c. 55,000 individuals in 1996, in all suitable... read more
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