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Black-and-white Monarch

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Alternative name: Solomons Monarch1

Symposiachrus barbatus

Monarcha barbatus

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[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Found on several of the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

[edit] Taxonomy

Two subspecies are recognized2:

  • S. b. barbatus:
  • S. b. malaitae:
  • Malaita (Solomon Islands)

Formerly placed in genus Monarcha.

[edit] Habitat

Moist lowland forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Gill, F. and M.Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691128278
  2. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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