Unsorted Wild Birds


The genus Monarchinae consists of small to medium-sized perching birds that are mostly found in the southern hemisphere.

They mostly feed on insects hunted by flycatching.


  • Chestnut-capped Flycatcher, Erythrocercus mccallii, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Yellow Flycatcher, Erythrocercus holochlorus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Livingstone’s Flycatcher, Erythrocercus livingstonei, (Lower risk (lc))
  • African Blue Flycatcher, Elminia longicauda, (Lower risk (lc))
  • White-tailed Blue Flycatcher, Elminia albicauda, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Dusky Crested Flycatcher, Elminia nigromitrata, (Lower risk (lc))
  • White-bellied Crested Flycatcher, Elminia albiventris, (Lower risk (lc))
  • White-tailed Crested Flycatcher, Elminia albonotata, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher, Trochocercus nitens, (Lower risk (lc))
  • African Crested Flycatcher, Trochocercus cyanomelas, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Short-crested Monarch, Hypothymis helenae, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Black-naped Monarch, Hypothymis azurea
  • Pale-blue Monarch, Hypothymis puella, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Celestial Monarch, Hypothymis coelestis, (Vulnerable)
  • Cerulean Paradise Flycatcher, Eutrichomyias rowleyi, (Critical)
  • Black-headed Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone rufiventer
  • Annobón Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone smithii, (Vulnerable)
  • Bedford’s Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone bedfordi, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Rufous vented Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone rufocinerea, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Bates’ Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone batesi, (Lower risk (lc))
  • African Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone viridis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Sao Tome Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone atrochalybeia, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone mutata, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone corvina, (Critical)
  • Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone bourbonnensis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Japanese Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone atrocaudata, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Blue Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone cyanescens, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Rufous Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone cinnamomea, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Terpsiphone paradisi
  • ‘Elepaio, Chasiempis sandwichensis, (Endangered) : The ‘Elepaio is a monarch flycatcher endemic to Hawaii. and the only species of its genus. It inhabits Big Island, O‘ahu and Kaua‘i in no less than 5 different subspecies. Being one of the most adaptable native birds of the archipelago, no subspecies have yet become extinct, though two have become quite rare nowadays. The ‘elepaio is the first native bird to sing in the morning and the last to stop singing at night; apart from whistled and chattering contact and alarm calls, it is probably best known for its song, from which derives the common name: a pleasant and rather loud warble which sounds like e-le-PAI-o or ele-PAI-o. It nests between January and June.
  • Rarotonga Monarch, Pomarea dimidiata, (Endangered)
  • Tahiti Monarch,Pomarea nigra, (Critical)
  • Maupiti Monarchinae, Pomarea pomarea, (Extinct (1823))
  • Iphis Monarchinae, Pomarea iphis, (Vulnerable)
  • Marquesas Monarch, Pomarea mendozae, (Endangered)
  • Fatuhiva Monarchinae, Pomarea whitneyi, (Critical) : The Fatuhiva Monarchinae is a large flycatcher. It is endemic to Fatu Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. It is critically endangered, with an estimated population of less than 1,000. The binomial name commemorates the US philanthropist Harry Payne Whitney.
  • Ogea Monarch, Mayrornis versicolor, (Vulnerable)
  • Slaty Monarch, Mayrornis lessoni, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Vanikoro Monarch, Mayrornis schistaceus, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Buff-bellied Monarch, Neolalage banksiana, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Southern Shrikebill, Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Rennell Shrikebill, Clytorhynchus hamlini, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Fiji Shrikebill, Clytorhynchus vitiensis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Black-throated Shrikebill, Clytorhynchus nigrogularis, (Vulnerable)
  • Truk Monarch, Metabolus rugensis, (Endangered)
  • Black Monarch, Monarcha axillaris, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Rufous Monarch, Monarcha rubiensis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Island Monarch, Monarcha cinerascens, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Black-winged Monarch, Monarcha frater, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Black-faced Monarch, Monarcha melanopsis, (Lower risk (lc)) Black-faced Monarch Flycatcher
  • Bougainville Monarch, Monarcha erythrostictus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Chestnut-bellied Monarch, Monarcha castaneiventris, (Lower risk (lc))
  • White-capped Monarch, Monarcha richardsii, (Lower risk (lc))
  • White-naped Monarch, Monarcha pileatus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Loetoe Monarch, Monarcha castus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • White-eared Monarch, Monarcha leucotis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Spot-winged Monarch, Monarcha guttulus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Black-bibbed Monarch, Monarcha mundus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Spectacled Monarch, Monarcha trivirgatus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Flores Monarch, Monarcha sacerdotum, (Endangered)
  • White-tipped Monarch, Monarcha everetti, (Endangered)
  • Black-tipped Monarch, Monarcha loricatus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Black-chinned Monarch, Monarcha boanensis, (Critical)
  • White-tailed Monarch, Monarcha leucurus, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Black-backed Monarch, Monarcha julianae
  • Hooded Monarch, Monarcha manadensis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Biak Monarch, Monarcha brehmii, (Endangered)
  • Manus Monarch, Monarcha infelix, (Lower risk (nt))
  • White-breasted Monarch, Monarcha menckei, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Black-tailed Monarch, Monarcha verticalis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Kulambangra Monarch, Monarcha browni, (Lower risk (nt))
  • White-collared Monarch, Monarcha viduus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Black-and-white Monarch, Monarcha barbatus, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Yap Monarch, Monarcha godeffroyi, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Tinian Monarch, Monarcha takatsukasae, (Vulnerable)
  • Golden Monarch, Monarcha chrysomela, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Frilled Monarch, Arses telescophthalmus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Rufous-collared Monarch, Arses insularis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Pied Monarch, Arses kaupi, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Guam Flycatcher, Myiagra freycineti, (Extinct (1983))
  • Palau Flycatcher, Myiagra erythrops, (Lower risk (lc)) Melanesian Flycatcher (Myiagra caledonica)
  • Pohnpei Flycatcher, Myiagra pluto, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Oceanic Flycatcher, Myiagra oceanica, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Biak Flycatcher, Myiagra atra, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Moluccan Flycatcher, Myiagra galeata, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Leaden Flycatcher, Myiagra rubecula, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Steel-blue Flycatcher, Myiagra ferrocyanea, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Ochre-headed Flycatcher, Myiagra cervinicauda, (Lower risk (nt))
  • Melanesian Flycatcher, Myiagra caledonica, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Vanikoro Flycatcher, Myiagra vanikorensis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Samoan Flycatcher, Myiagra albiventris, (Vulnerable)
  • Blue-crested Flycatcher, Myiagra azureocapilla, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Broad-billed Flycatcher, Myiagra ruficollis, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Satin Flycatcher, Myiagra cyanoleuca, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Restless Flycatcher, Myiagra inquieta, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Shining Flycatcher, Myiagra alecto, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Dull Flycatcher, Myiagra hebetior, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Silktail, Lamprolia victoriae, (Vulnerable)
  • Black-breasted Boatbill, Machaerirhynchus nigripectus, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Yellow-breasted Boatbill, Machaerirhynchus flaviventer, (Lower risk (lc))
  • Magpie-lark, Grallina cyanoleuca
  • Torrent-lark, Grallina bruijni, (Lower risk (lc))

Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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