French: Monarque pie German: Weißbartmonarch Spanish: Monarca blanquinegro
Other common names:
E. P. Ramsay
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Solomon Is (Buka, Bougainville, Shortlands, Choiseul, Isabel, Florida, Guadalcanal).
14–16·5 cm; 19–26·5 g. Small, black-and-white monarch with large white wing patch. Nominate race has head and face (to lower cheek and ear-coverts), and chin to... read more
Calls include a series of loud, high-pitched monotone whistles, “feeee feeee feeee…” or slightly... read more
Primary forest and tall secondary forest, less frequently in secondary growth and occasionally near... read more
Food and feeding
Food largely small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs; occasionally associated with mixed-species foraging flocks. Actively... read more
Poorly known. Nest with eggs in Aug. Nest a strongly built cup mostly of plant and vegetable fibres, interwoven with green bryophytes and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Solomon Group EBA. Fairly common or locally common. Potentially at risk,... read more
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