French: Monarque de Brehm German: Biakmonarch Spanish: Monarca de Brehm
Biak Island, New Guinea.
Islands of Biak and Supiori (Geelvink Bay), in NW New Guinea.
17 cm. A boldly patterned, black and cream-white monarch. Has narrow yellowish-white line around rear of ear-coverts; rest of head down to breast, and upperparts to lower... read more
Little known; has a grating call typical of several monarchs.
Little known. Most records from pristine lowland forest, but found also in degraded and second-... read more
Food and feeding
No information on diet. Actively hawks and pursues insects in flight in middle and lower canopy levels of forest trees.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Geelvink Islands EBA. Scarce historically; only four recent records, of up to three individuals. Large areas of forest... read more
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