Spectacled Monarch (species: Symposiachrus trivirgatus) in Bundjalung NP (Gaia Guide)
Symposiachrus trivirgatus
Spectacled Monarch

©Tom Tarrant: Spectacled Monarch (Symposiachrus trivirgatus)

©Tom Tarrant: Spectacled Monarch (Symposiachrus trivirgatus)

©David Cook: Spectacled Monarch (Symposiachrus trivirgatusmelanorrhoa)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Genus Symposiachrus
Species Symposiachrus trivirgatus



Distinguishing features

Immature birds lack the black face markings and have a browner upperparts plumage.


  • From 14 cm to 16 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©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, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. (Wikipedia)

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