French: Monarque oreillard German: Weißohrmonarch Spanish: Monarca orejudo
#R, Cape York, north-east Queensland, Australia
Coastal NE & E Queensland and extreme NE New South Wales (Northern Rivers region), in NE Australia.
13–15 cm; 10–17·5 g. A small to medium-sized flycatcher with bold black-and-white plumage. Head is black with distinctive pattern of white patches in front... read more
Most frequent call a far-carrying and flute-like “beetaloo beetaloo”, a 3-note “... read more
Primary and secondary lowland and coastal rainforests, also occasionally in dry and wet sclerophyll... read more
Food and feeding
Food items not well known; mostly small invertebrates, including beetles (Coleoptera) and orthopterans. Solitary, in pairs or in small... read more
Season Aug–Jan. Territorial. Nest, built by both sexes, usually a deep cup of moss, grass, bark strips, casuarina (Casuarina... read more
Sedentary or partial altitudinal migrant, but pattern of movements not well understood. Some post-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common in N of range; uncommon or rare farther S.
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