Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)

Azure-crested Flycatcher (Myiagra azureocapilla) - HBW 11, p. 319

French: Monarque à crête bleue German: Schmuckmonarch Spanish: Monarca Crestiazul
Other common names: Blue-headed/Blue-crested Flycatcher/Broadbill

Taxonomy: Myiagra azureocapilla E. L. Layard, 1875, Taveuni, Fiji Islands.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • whitneyi Mayr, 1933 - Viti Levu, in W Fiji.
  • castaneigularis E. L. Layard, 1876 - Vanua Levu (except Natewa Peninsula), in N Fiji.
  • azureocapilla E. L. Layard, 1875 - Taveuni (N Fiji).