Black Monarch (Monarcha axillaris) - HBW 11, p. 303
French: Monarque noir
Spanish: Monarca Negro
Other common names: Fantail Monarch, Black Monarch-flycatcher
Taxonomy: Monarcha axillaris Salvadori, 1876, Profi, Arfak Mountains, 3400 feet [c. 1035 m], New Guinea.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- axillaris Salvadori, 1876 - W New Guinea (Vogelkop and W Snow Mts).
- fallax (E. P. Ramsay, 1885) - mountains of NC & E New Guinea and D’Entrecasteaux Archipelago (Goodenough I).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Two or three birds were heard calling and one of them called back to playback with this call, mid-morning. Locality Kumul Lodge, Mount Hagen, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea
Sam Woods 28 August 2008 3 years ago 4
hash note Locality Tari, Tari Valley, Papua New Guinea (mainland), New Guinea
Niels Poul Dreyer 18 July 1990 46 weeks ago 0