Family Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)

Endangered

White-tipped Monarch (Symposiachrus everetti)


Taxonomy

French: Monarque d’Everett German: Everettmonarch Spanish: Monarca de Everett
Taxonomy:

Monarcha everetti

E. J. O. Hartert

, 1896,

Tanahjampea Island

.

Monotypic.

Distribution:

Tanahjampea I, S of Sulawesi.

Descriptive notes

14 cm. Small monarch. Head, face and upperparts to lower back are black, rump and uppertail-coverts white; upperwing black, inner webs of flight-feathers white (forming... read more

Voice

A slightly tremulous, plaintive whistle and harsh scolding notes; frequently noisy.

Habitat

Lowland and foothill forest, including logged evergreen forest, scrub and mangroves with scattered... read more

Food and feeding

Few details. Food mainly small invertebrates. Usually in pairs or groups, frequently in mixed-species foraging flocks. Actively forages in... read more

Breeding

No information.

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Salayar and Bonerate Islands Secondary Area. Since first recorded, in 1927, was not seen again until rediscovered during a... read more

Recommended citation

Clement, P. (2017). White-tipped Monarch (Symposiachrus everetti). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/59234 on 22 November 2017).