Black-winged Monarch (species: Monarcha frater) in Australian Birds (Gaia Guide)
Monarcha frater
Black-winged Monarch

©Peter: Adult, Walker Bay Road, Cooktown, Queensland

©Peter: Adult, Walker Bay Road, Cooktown, Queensland

©Peter: Adult (top right) and juvenile (lower left), Walker Bay Road, Cooktown, Queensland
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Genus Monarcha
Species Monarcha frater
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • From 18 cm to 19 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found in Australia,Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. (Wikipedia)

Audio recordings


Arfak Mountains, Vogelkop, Papua in Indonesia

© Frank Lambert

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