Kolombangara monarch

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Kolombangara monarch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Symposiachrus
Species: S. browni
Binomial name
Symposiachrus browni
(Ramsay, 1883)

See text

  • Monarcha browni
  • Monarcha kulambangrae
  • Symposiarchus browni

The Kolombangara monarch (Symposiachrus browni), or Brown's monarch, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

This species was originally placed in the genus Monarcha until moved to Symposiachrus in 2009.[2]


There are four subspecies recognized:[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Symposiachrus browni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "IOC Bird List v2.0". 2009. Retrieved October 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ "IOC World Bird List 6.4". IOC World Bird List Datasets. doi:10.14344/ioc.ml.6.4.