White-eared monarch

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White-eared monarch
Monarcha leucotis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Carterornis
Species: C. leucotis
Binomial name
Carterornis leucotis
(Gould, 1850)

Monarcha leucotis

The white-eared monarch (Carterornis leucotis), or white-eared flycatcher, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to north-eastern Australia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. The white-eared monarch was originally described in the genus Monarcha until moved to Carterornis in 2009.[2]



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Carterornis leucotis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22707261A94114035. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22707261A94114035.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "IOC Bird List v2.0". 2009. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 

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