Black-winged Monarch
Black-winged Monarch ( Monarcha frater ) AU-BWMO-01 Ssp canescens Iron Range Qld Jan 2013-L.jpg
Range Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Genus Monarcha
Species Monarcha frater
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The Black-winged monarch (Monarcha frater), is a species of monarch flycatcher in the Monarchidae family.


They have a length 15–19 centimeters and weight of 17–24 grams. Adult has a vivid pale gray above and in breast, rich orange below, with black wings, face, and tail. Immature flycatchers lack black around the face.


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.



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