White-capped monarch

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White-capped monarch
Piezorhynchus richardsii - The Birds of New Guinea (cropped).jpg
Illustration by William Matthew Hart
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Monarcha
Species:
M. richardsii
Binomial name
Monarcha richardsii
(E.P. Ramsay, 1881)
Synonyms
  • Piezorhynchus Richardsii

The white-capped monarch (Monarcha richardsii), or Richards' monarch, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to the Western Province in the Solomon Islands.

Taxonomy and systematics

This species was originally described as belonging to the genus Piezorhynchus (a synonym for Myiagra).

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Monarcha richardsii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22707252A94113552. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22707252A94113552.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.


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