Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Monarch Flycatchers :: Island Monarch

Island Monarch Monarcha cinerascens

Described by: Temminck (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Islet Monarch, Gray-headed Monarch, Grey-headed Monarch, Island Gray-headed Monarch, Island Grey-headed Monarch, Island Gray-headed Monarch-flycatcher, Island Grey-headed Monarch-flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi, Moluccas, islands off n. New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, and Solomon Is.;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sangihe, Siau, Mayu, and Tifore.
(2) Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa, and Timor e. to Damar and the Tanimbar Is.), Sulawesi (Talaud Is., Banggai Is., Sula Is., and Tukangbesi) and the Moluccas from Ternate and Halmahera s. to Buru, Ambon, Seram, Seram Laut, and Watubela Is., Banda Is., and Kai Is.
(3) Bismarck Archipelago (St. Matthias, Emirau Is. and New Hanover).
(4) W. Papuan Is. (Waigeo, Salawati, Misool), nw. New Guinea along the n. coast e. from Sorong, and the Aru Is.
(5) Numfor Is.
(6) Islands in Geelvink Bay (Yapen Is. and Biak Is.).
(7) N. New Guinea.
(8) Ne. New Guinea (Huon Peninsula), Manam Is. and Karkar Is.
(9) Rossel Is., D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago and the Louisiade Archipelago.
(10) Solomon Is. Including Ontong Java.
(11) Ninigo Is., Admiralty Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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