French: Monarque de Buru German: Burumonarch Spanish: Monarca de Buru
Buru, in S Moluccas.
18 cm. A medium-sized, strikingly black-and-white monarch. Crown and most of upperparts are deep blue-black; forehead and face black, black extending to throat and upper... read more
Not well known; a rich, descending “teoow” repeated several times in succession.
Lowland and submontane primary forests and shrubby secondary-growth areas, also open areas with... read more
Food and feeding
Few data. Food mainly small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs; forages in understorey of trees.
One nest found, in Nov, a woven cup of fine black creeper tendrils, leaves and moss, c. 0·8 m from ground in slim sapling. Clutch 1–2... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Buru EBA. Fairly common within tiny range, but remains little known.
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