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Maratua Monarch

Latin Name : Hypothymis azurea aeria

Site Name : Maratua

Photographer : PHILLIPPS, Cosmo

Date : 2010-08-07

Notes : Male. This race of the Black-naped Monarch of Borneo is found only on Maratua Island off the coast of E Kalimantan, where it is very common. The male has no black nape or black chest band unlike its mainland relative.