French: Monarque à ailes tachetées German: Perlenflügelmonarch Spanish: Monarca alimoteado
Lesson and Garnot#R
Dorey [Manokwari], north-west New Guinea
New Guinea and satellite islands (West Papuan Is, islands in Geelvink Bay, Aru Is, D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago and Louisiade Archipelago).
14–15 cm; 14–18 g. A small grey-and-white monarch with black face and white on wing-coverts. Has forehead and forecrown to face, chin and throat black, sometimes... read more
Song a faint, slightly wavering single whistled note, usually introduced with short rising note,... read more
Interior of lowland and submontane primary and secondary forests, also forest edges and clearings;... read more
Food and feeding
Food items not well known, but mostly small invertebrates and larvae. Forages alone, occasionally in pairs or in mixed-species flocks.... read more
Season mainly Aug to late Nov; fledglings recorded also in Apr. Nest usually a deep cup of brown plant fibres and roots, animal hair and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common or locally common, but inconspicuous. Density in rainforest estimated at 20 individuals/10 ha.
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