French: Monarque infatigable German: Weißkehlmonarch Spanish: Monarca inquieto
New South Wales = Sydney, Australia
Australia: SW Western Australia (Wongan Hills E to Point Culver), and CE Queensland S to Victoria and S South Australia (extending W to E fringe of Simpson–Strzelecki Deserts, Murray Mallee, Flinders Ranges and Eyre Peninsula).
20·5 cm; 20·5 g. Medium-sized to large myiagra. Male has top and side of head black with glossy bluish sheen on crown, contrasting matt black lores, eyering and... read more
A loud, typical whistled “tu-whee” series, given frequently, often in flight, and a... read more
Usually near water in lowland open forest, eucalypt (Eucalyptus) woodland (including river... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, spiders (Araneae) and centipedes (Chilopoda). Singly or in pairs; joins mixed-species flocks with Willie Wagtails (Rhipidura... read more
Jul–Mar, with peak Sept–Nov; can be triple-brooded. Nest built by both sexes, a large coarse cup of shredded bark, fine grass... read more
Resident to locally nomadic; details not well known. Present over much of range throughout year,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Widespread and common over most of its fairly extensive range. Local declines and also range contraction noted in Western Australian Wheatbelt and... read more
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